Hospice chosen to participate in Medicare test program

(Source – harlandaily.com)

Hospice of the Bluegrass has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model. Through the model, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will provide a new option for Medicare beneficiaries to receive palliative care services from certain hospice providers while concurrently receiving services provided by their curative care providers. CMS will evaluate whether providing hospice services can improve the quality of life and care received by Medicare beneficiaries, increase patient satisfaction, and reduce Medicare expenditures. Read more…

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