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Guide to Hospice Available to Caregivers

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization has created several new resources, including a worksheet that individuals and family caregivers can use to decide which hospice to use.ξξ The worksheet encourages people to call hospices and ask questions regarding the type of services that are important to them as a...

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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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