Guide Helps You Pick a Hospice, Spot Fraud

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When done right, hospice offers Medicare beneficiaries an intimate, holistic, and vital service — one that allows them to experience as little pain as possible and to spend meaningful time with loved ones. But an investigation of the hospice industry found that the current design of the program enables some profit-seeking providers to exploit seniors with few consequences. A guide adapted from the Senior Medicare Patrol National Resource Center can help you research your hospice provider and spot common signs of hospice fraud. Read a story from ProPublica.



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