At its core, the intentions of hospice care are noble: to provide care for those nearing the end of life. Many who choose to enter themselves or their loved ones into hospice care are drawn to its heavy focus on comfort, dignity, and quality of life during its final stages.
But the reality is a bit messier than that, as evidenced by this interesting article by the New Yorker. The story shines a light on the dark underside of for-profit hospice care, much of which rings true to me from my experience as a healthcare attorney.
Three things that stood out to me are:Continue Reading The For-Profit Side of Hospice Care: One Attorney’s Insight