Report: Fewer dying patients get aggressive care, more get hospice

06/13/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Seriously ill patients who died in 2010 were less likely to have received aggressive treatments or been hospitalized and were more likely to have been in hospice during the final six months of life compared with those who died in 2007, a Dartmouth Atlas report found. Average Medicare spending for the seriously ill during the final two years of life rose 15.2% during that period.

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