Nearly Half of Hospice Providers Uncertain They Would Survive an Audit


“Where people are getting dinged is, ‘Why are these patients on hospice?’ Nobody can absolutely guarantee that somebody is going to die in six months,” said Ihrig, who recently spoke about the value of palliative care within the broader health care continuum at a Chicago event sponsored by the Medical Home Network. “That makes you vulnerable from a regulatory and [audit] perspective.”

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