About half of people on Medicare use hospice care before they die, but as the popular benefit turns 40 this year, it is struggling with waste, access and inequity issues. This week, we look at a federal experiment revamping Medicare's hospice policy, and how it could ultimately change the way millions of people die.Guests:Vince Mor, PhD, Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown UniversityBethany Snider, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hosparus HealthDavid Stevenson, PhD, Professor of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of MedicineLeslie Walker, Senior Producer, TradeoffsLearn more and read a full transcript on our website.Want more Tradeoffs? Sign up for Research Corner, our free weekly newsletter, featuring the latest health policy research and news.Support this type of journalism today, with a gift.Follow us on Twitter. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
April 13, 2023