The Medicare Hospice Benefit: "Sure Was a Good Idea 'Til Greed Got in the Way" (via FraudBlawg)

Hospice¬†— dignity-focused, palliative treatment for the terminally-ill and their families — has unquestionably improved the care of countless patients who might otherwise have died in isolation, fear, and pain. Likewise it has provided much-needed hope and encouragement to the bereaved. An absolute entitlement under the Medicare program, it has also heavily-lined the pockets of venturers and investors and spawned perhaps the ugliest and most eg … Read More

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