Demographic Disparities Impact Patients, Limit Hospice Scale

Addressing demographic disparities in hospice utilization can ensure more patients receive quality care at the end-of-life as well as open untapped markets to hospice providers. Nearly 87% of Medicare decedents in 2016 were caucasian, according to the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Comparatively, slightly more than 8% were African-American; 2.1% were Hispanic, and […]

South Carolina Hospice to Sell Inpatient Unit

Hospice of Rutherford County, Inc., doing business as Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HOCF), has signed a letter of intent to sell its inpatient unit to Agape Hospice. The organizations will not release financial terms until completion of the due diligence period. Under the letter of intent Agape Hospice has agreed to continue operation of […]