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OIG recommends increased oversight of hospice programs providing care in assisted living and other settings

The majority of Medicare-certified hospices had one or more deficiencies in the quality of care they provided to patients from 2012 through 2016, according to two reports released Tuesday by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. Two advocacy organizations representing hospice providers said they support increased oversight.

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