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Medicare tests a solution to soaring hospice costs: Let private insurers run it

(By Leslie Walker and Dan Gorenstein for NPR)

Hospice doctor Bethany Snider sees the writing on the wall: “The hospice care we’ve known and loved won’t be the same 10 years from now.”

Hosparus Health, the Louisville-based hospice agency where Snider serves as chief medical officer, is one of more than 100 provider organizations partnering with some of the country’s largest health insurers on a federal experiment that could transform hospice care for millions of people. Continue reading here…

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