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Hospice, Palliative Care

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Functional Trajectories at the End of Life for Individuals with Dementia Issue Brief

February 9, 2020
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, is a neurocognitive disease affecting an individual’s cognitive function and behavior. Dementia is a leading cause of death and is particularly prevalent at the end of life (EOL) in older adults.

Functional Trajectories at the End of Life for Individuals with Dementia: Final Report

February 9, 2020
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, is a neurocognitive disease affecting an individual’s cognitive function and behavior. Dementia is a leading cause of death and is particularly prevalent at the end of life (EOL) in older adults.

Tracking the Impact of Ownership Changes in Hospice Care Provided to Medicare Beneficiaries: Final Report

November 30, 2018
This study examines hospice ownership in detail by going beyond the general distinction of for-profit or not-for-profit and considers the extent to which regional or national chains have entered the hospice provider market and how the populations they care for and the services they provide might be distinct from other types of hospice agencies.

Trends in Nursing Home-Hospice Contracting and Common Ownership between Hospice Agencies and Nursing Homes: Final Report

November 30, 2018
Between 2005 and 2015, the number of hospice agencies with common ownership to nursing homes nearly quintupled in number and now represents almost 1-in-5 hospice agencies participating in the Medicare program.

Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning: Report to Congress

July 31, 2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning: Legal and Policy Issues

September 30, 2007
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Medicare's Hospice Benefit: Use and Expenditures, 1996 Cohort

February 29, 2000
This report presents information on Medicare's hospice benefit — who is using it, how it is being used, what costs are associated with its use, what costs precede hospice enrollment and how these vary by type of enrollee.

Use of Medicare's Hospice Benefit by Nursing Facility Residents

February 29, 2000
Susan C. Miller, Pedro Gozalo and Vincent Mor Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University This report was prepared under contract #100-97-0010 between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) and the Urban Institute.