OIG Releases Report Comparing Hospice Services for Residents of Nursing Facilities and Other Settings

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health & Human Services released a report “Medicare Hospice Care: A Comparison of Beneficiaries in Nursing Facilities and Beneficiaries in Other Settings” on Dec. 20. Their objective was to determine the percentage of Medicare hospice beneficiaries residing in nursing facilities (NF) and to describe their…