CMS aims to ensure LTC patients have access to hospice care

08/27/2013 | WESA-FM (Pittsburgh)

New CMS regulations went into effect on Monday giving patients in long-term care facilities new options to ensure they can receive hospice services. Patients can get care through a Medicare-certified hospice or at the facility where they live. If they cannot arrange for services there, they can ask for a transfer to a facility that can arrange the services.

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