NCP Guidelines: Domain 1 - Structure and Processes of Care
December 8, 2018
Hospice in the Era of Post-Acute Care
May 12, 2018
Hospice, as defined by the Medicare benefit, has a unique and discreet role in our healthcare system, providing care in the last months (or days) of life. Hospices, however, are not limited to this single role. In the past two decades some hospices have successfully evolved to provide expanded post-acute care services. These expanded services allow the hospices to diversify their revenue while providing a continuum of care to seriously ill individuals and their families.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), which analysis Medicare utilization and quality data, describes post-acute care as including...