Hospice Remains a Blind Spot for Medicare Advantage

As Medicare Advantage grows bigger and bigger, there’s one area the industry and regulators haven’t figured out how to make work yet: hospice. The end-of-life care option is the only Medicare service that can’t be offered in the private-run alternative, which now covers over half of enrollees. Medicare is winding down an experiment — years earlier than expected — that let some Medicare Advantage plans offer a hospice benefit, citing operational challenges and limited interest from insurers and hospices.

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Source: https://www.axios.com/2024/05/06/medicare-advantage-hospice-insurance-challenges

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