Quality of Life or Quantity of Life

In an analysis of Medicaid claims data by Arcadia Healthcare Solutions shows that spending on people who die in a hospital is about seven times that on people who die at home. Dr. Richard Parker, chief medical officer at Arcadia says “This intensity of services in the hospital shows a lot of suffering that is not probably in the end going to offer people more quality of life and may not offer them more quantity of life either. Read article here…….


Notice: The link provided above connects readers to the full content of the posted article. The URL (internet address) for this link is valid on the posted date; medicarereport.org cannot guarantee the duration of the link’s validity. Also, the opinions expressed in these postings are the viewpoints of the original source and are not explicitly endorsed by AMAC, Inc.; the AMAC Foundation, Inc.; or medicarereport.org.