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NHPCO Sets Record Straight About Hospice Care

Posted by Hospice by the Bay on Tue January 7, 2014 in Advocacy

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization logoA Washington Post article recently asserted that for-profit hospice firms are “draining billions from Medicare.” Many of the authors’ assumptions and conclusions don’t fit with what we know to be true about the value of hospice care and the compassionate reasons why so many providers go into the field.

To set the record straight, read the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s well-balanced response, which offers an insider’s view of the evolving Hospice Movement.

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