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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Reforming Medicare’s hospice benefit (3)

Reforming Medicare’s hospice benefit (3)

February 26, 2009

The Secretary should collect additional data on hospice care and improve the quality of all data collected to facilitate the management of the hospice benefit. Additional data could be collected from claims as a condition of payment and from hospice cost reports.

Appeared in: March 2009 - Chapter 6

Topics: Post-acute care.