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July 9, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Reports – July 9, 2019

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A. “Hospice Deficiencies Pose Risks to Medicare Beneficiaries,” (OEI-02-17-00020, July 2019, .pdf format, 34p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-17-00020.asp

B. “Safeguards Must Be Strengthened To Protect Medicare Hospice Beneficiaries From Harm,” (OEI-02-17-00021, July 2019, .pdf format, 28p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-17-00021.asp

August 1, 2018

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – August 1, 2018

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Vulnerabilities in the Medicare Hospice Program Affect Quality Care and Program Integrity: An OIG Portfolio,” (OEI-02-16-00570, July 2018, .pdf format, 40p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-16-00570.asp

October 19, 2017

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – October 19, 2017

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The state of hospice services in England 2014 to 2017,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/state-hospice-services-england-2014-2017

December 15, 2016

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care – December 15, 2016

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 4:59 pm

12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 (APHC 2017) – Singapore (July 26-29, 2017).

www.conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=180084

October 10, 2016

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Release – October 10, 2016

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Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Hospice Providers,” (October 2016, Excel format).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Provider-Charge-Data/Hospice.html

September 15, 2016

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 15, 2016

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Hospices Should Improve Their Election Statements and Certifications of Terminal Illness,” (OEI-02-10-00492, September 2016, .pdf format, 24p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-10-00492.asp

June 16, 2016

CAAR – Tables of Contents – June 16, 2016

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Care Management Journals (Vol. 17, No. 2, 2016).

www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/cmanj/2016/00000017/00000002

Dementia (Vol. 15, No. 4, July 2016).

dem.sagepub.com/content/15/4.toc

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 52, No. 4, 2016).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/52/4

Medical Care (Vol. 54, No. 7, July 2016).

journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/pages/currenttoc.aspx

May 9, 2016

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Reports – May 9, 2016

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A. “A different ending: Addressing inequalities in end of life care,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 41p.).

B. “A different ending: Addressing inequalities in end of life care (Good practice case studies),” (May 2016, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/content/different-ending-end-life-care-review

March 31, 2016

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – March 31, 2016

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Hospices Inappropriately Billed Medicare Over $250 Million for General Inpatient Care,” (OEI-02-10-00491, March 2016, .pdf format, 34p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-10-00491.asp

July 14, 2015

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – July 14, 2015

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Spending in the Last Year of Life and the Impact of Hospice on Medicare Outlays,” (July 2015, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.medpac.gov/documents/contractor-reports/spending-in-the-last-year-of-life-and-the-impact-of-hospice-on-medicare-outlays-rev.pdf?sfvrsn=0

July 3, 2015

CAAR – Institute national d’etudes demographique [Paris, France] Periodical – July 3, 2015

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Population and Societies (No. 524, July/August 2015, .pdf format, 4p.). Note: The title article of this issue is: “A majority of people would prefer to die at home, but few actually do so,” by Sophie Pennec, Joelle Gaymu, Francoise Riou, Elisabeth Morand, Silvia Pontone, Regis Aubry, and Chantal Cases.

www.ined.fr/en/publications/population-and-societies/die-at-home/

May 28, 2015

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Issue Brief – May 28, 2015

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Medicare’s Hospice Benefit: Revising the Payment System to Better Reflect Visit Intensity,” by Steve Sheingold, Susan Bogasky, and Sally Stearns (May 2015, .pdf format, 18p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2015/hospice/ib_hospice.pdf

January 14, 2015

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 14, 2015

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Medicare Hospices Have Financial Incentives To Provide Care in Assisted Living Facilities,” (OEI-02-14-00070, January 2015, .pdf format, 27p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-14-00070.asp

November 25, 2014

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Brief – November 25, 2014

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Concurrent Palliative and Curative Services: The Next Step in Evolution of Medicare Hospice Care,” by Janet H. Forlini and Lee Goldberg (November 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2014/concurrent-palliative-curative-services-next-step-evolution

November 12, 2014

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – November 12, 2014

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Association Between the Medicare Hospice Benefit and Health Care Utilization and Costs for Patients With Poor-Prognosis Cancer,” by Ziad Obermeyer, Maggie Makar, Samer Abujaber, Francesca Dominici, Susan Block, and David M. Cutler (Vol. 312, No. 18, November 12, 2014, p. 1888-1896). Note: JAMA is currently providing free access to this article.

jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1930818

January 2, 2014

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Tables – January 2, 2014

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CMS’ Medicare and Medicaid Statistical Supplement has recently been updated (2013 edition, tables available in .zip compressed .pdf and Microsoft Excel format):

Medicare Hospice (table 8.1 to 8.3).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/MedicareMedicaidStatSupp/Medicare-and-Medicaid-Statistical-Supplement-Items/2013Hospice.html

September 6, 2012

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care – September 6, 2012

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16th Annual 2013 NICHE Conference — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (April 10-12, 2012).

www.conferencealerts.com/topic-listing?topic=Palliative%20Care

August 1, 2012

CAAR – AARP Report – August 1, 2012

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Removing Barriers to Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Care: Home Health and Hospice Services,” by Andrea Brassard (July 2012, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-07-2012/removing-barriers-to-advanced-practice-registered-nurse-care-home-health-hospice-AARP-ppi-health.html

May 10, 2012

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care – May 10, 2012

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20th Hospice New Zealand Palliative Care Conference — Auckland, New Zealand (Nov. 14-16, 2012).

www.conferencealerts.com/topic-listing?topic=Palliative%20Care

March 5, 2012

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care – March 5, 2012

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16th International Nursing Research Conference – Cartagena, Spain (Nov. 6-9, 2012).

www.conferencealerts.com/hospice.htm

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