An essential tool for hospice managers, hospice letter stays on top of the most current challenges facing hospice executives, including legislative scrutiny, the short average length of stay, Medicare and Medicaid reform, discussions about physician-assisted suicide, managed care and integration.
Each month, you'll get the latest management intelligence regarding financing strategies, marketing success stories, solutions to staffing and management challenges, funding opportunities and legislative alerts, and updates about federal agencies, such as the Office of Inspector General and HCFA. And, you'll get information you won't find anywhere else - like our budget, year-end, and salary and benefits surveys.
By reporting on activities in the nation's hospices and including the name of a contact person at the end of each article, hospice letter also serves as an exchange medium and promotes networking among hospice professionals.
Published monthly since 1979, hospice letter is celebrating its 22nd Anniversary. When hospice letter began, the hospice concept of caring for the terminally ill was just being introduced in the United States. At that time, federal officials had identified fewer than 60 hospice programs operating or being formed. There are now thousands of hospices in the United States.
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