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Nearly 1 In 5 Hospice Patients Discharged While Still Alive (NPR)

NPR quoted Susan Enguidanos of the USC Leonard Davis School on recent findings that hospices with the highest rate of so-called live discharges also have the highest profits. There’s a concern, says Enguidanos, that by discharging patients early, some hospices may be “trying to avoid costs