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Hospice Care Regulation: Addressing 7 Areas of Major Risk, is a white paper from CNA and provided by Aon that examines 7 common types of administrative and clinical risk exposures associated with hospice operations:
For many terminally ill patients, hospice care offers a humane and dignified alternative to conventional medical treatment. It has become an increasingly accepted option for end-of-life care over the past two decades.
In order to offer consumers greater choice, some hospice providers have added new services and levels of care, and/or formed partnerships with aging services organizations. However, such expansions and alliance can present providers with new risks, which must be identified and mitigated.