Education, Care Coordination Key to Preventing Unnecessary Revocations of the Hospice Benefit
OCTOBER 24, 2023
Revocations of the hospice benefit can have serious adverse effects on patients and families, as well as providers. Understanding the causes and repercussions of these incidents can help operators prevent them, when appropriate. Live discharges can occur for a number of reasons, including the patient or family changing their minds about receiving hospice care, or the patient improves and no longer needs those services.