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.

View Full Article in:

Forbes

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney
Coats and Bennett PLLC
Cary, NC
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI