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

The forthcoming Hospice Care Accountability, Reform and Enforcement (Hospice CARE) Act from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenaur (D-Oregon), if enacted, would implement a number of changes to medical review processes. Blumenauer announced the bill in June at the Hospice News Elevate conference in Washington D.C. Though the bill language is still in development, it will likely […]

Advance Care Planning a Bridge to Hospice Among Latino Communities

Early access to advance care planning can be a vehicle for greater health equity among underserved Latino communities, recent research has shown. Early advance care planning can help strengthen trust between providers and patients and families, according to a recent report from Compassion & Choices and the National Hispanic Council on Aging. As with other […]