Physician says hospice must change so it can move forward

01/22/2013 | Forbes

More patients are getting hospice care, but restrictions against curative treatment must be eliminated so people can be enrolled and receive the benefits -- including palliative care -- sooner, Dr. Carolyn McClanahan writes in Forbes. She says the payment system for physicians and other caregivers needs fixing, and Medicare's six-month life expectancy rule for hospice enrollment should be eliminated.

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