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‘Jury Is Out’ on Hospice CARES Act’s Proposed Payment Reforms

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The hospice community is contributing input to the development of the forthcoming Hospice Care Accountability, Reform, and Enforcement (Hospice CARE) Act. The post ‘Jury Is Out’ on Hospice CARES Act’s Proposed Payment Reforms appeared first on Hospice News.

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Center for Hospice Care Launches ‘Kaleidoscope’ Palliative Care Program

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The Indiana-based Center for Hospice Care (CHC) has unveiled a new palliative care program, branded as Kaleidoscope. Kaleidoscope is designed to provide patients with interdisciplinary palliative care in the home setting. The Center for Hospice Care funded the service through philanthropic donations.

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‘Normalizing’ Trauma-Informed Hospice Care Delivery

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Carole Fisher, president, National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) The post ‘Normalizing’ Trauma-Informed Hospice Care Delivery appeared first on Hospice News. Being a voice empowers us not to keep this to ourselves and that it doesn’t define us, it’s just a chapter of life.

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Hospice CARES Act Would Update Medical Reviews, Seek to Reduce Audits

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The forthcoming Hospice Care Accountability, Reform and Enforcement (Hospice CARE) Act from U.S. Blumenauer announced the bill in June at the Hospice News Elevate conference in Washington D.C. The post Hospice CARES Act Would Update Medical Reviews, Seek to Reduce Audits appeared first on Hospice News.

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Terminal Anorexia Patients Hitting Referral, Regulatory Barriers to Hospice Care

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Greater access to behavioral health care services could help improve outcomes among patients with anorexia nervosa, including the earlier identification of high-risk, vulnerable pediatric patient populations, Brandt said. Behavioral Health Business Reporter Morgan Gonzales contributed to this article.

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End-of-Life Care Delivery ‘Ripe for Reform’ in Rep. Blumenhauer’s Hospice CARE Act

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Development of the Hospice Care Accountability, Reform, and Enforcement (Hospice CARE) Act has signaled that a wave of change may be on the horizon in end-of-life care delivery – including how patients are certified to receive these services. Hospice News / Merz Photography Hospice News / Merz Photography Rep.

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The AIDS Epidemic’s Lasting Impact on Hospice Care for LGBTQ+ Populations

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Improved hospice access and utilization is needed with the growing prevalence of HIV and AIDS among older populations, researchers stated. By addressing these unique needs, providers can offer more compassionate, respectful and effective care for LGBTQ+ patients at the end of life.”