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Are For Profit Hospice Placing Profits Over People?

Some ethicists say that the goal of profitability of for profit hospice businesses interferes with the ability to provide quality end-of-life care. Robert Stone, M.D., reporting in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, says that studies have shown that when for-profit hospices select longer-term patients, this results in overpayment,...

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