NAHC Issues Recommendations in Response to OIG Reports on Hospice Survey Performance and Related Concerns

NAHC address OIG concerns, recommend improvements In July the Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued two reports representing in-depth study of findings from Medicare hospice recertification and complaint surveys. One report,┬áHospice Deficiencies Pose Risks to Medicare Beneficiaries, provides broad findings on frequencies of deficiencies and recommends greater public…