Does Medicare/Medicaid incentive payment affect home hospice care in last week of life?

A new study has shown that the new Service Intensity Add-on (SIA) payment for in-person routine home hospice care during the last 7 days of life, which was added to Medicare/Medicaid coverage in 2016, could increase visits by registered nurses or social workers during a patient’s last week of life. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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