SMP National Resource Center

December 11, 2020

A Los Angeles Times investigation found that there is a legion of mostly older Americans targeted for audacious, widespread fraud in an industry meant to provide comforting care in their final days. Some patients who unknowingly enrolled in hospice later discovered they had signed away their rights to life-saving emergency medical treatment. Others endured excruciating pain in their final days when providers failed to deliver the comforting care they desperately needed. Read the story.  Learn more about hospice fraud here.


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