TITLE

IG: Many hospice patients not terminally ill

AUTHOR(S)
Snow, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/10/97, Vol. 27 Issue 45, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a report by the Department of Health and Human Service's Inspector General's office, which revealed that Medicare has overpaid 12 large hospice providers over $83 million for long-term patients who were not terminally ill. Basis of the report's conclusion; Factors which the problem is attributed to; Recommendations made by the inspector general's office.
ACCESSION #
9711223165

 

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