Article Examines Hospice Fraud & How a Good Idea Became Plagued by Exploitation
Medicare hospice is now a 22 billion dollar industry rampant with fraud and abuse. In California, hospice fraud has been one of our top types of fraud for several years, with the number of cases increasing each year.
This 27-page New Yorker article provides a deep dive into this disturbing and damaging fraud trend. Ava Kofman, the writer, also highlights our California Senior Medicare Patrol, and interviewed our former Case Manager, Sandy Morales to hear about the problem from those of us working to stop the fraud and create a solution.
Read New Yorker Magazine’s Dec 5th edition article: How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle.
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Read our recent hospice fraud articles:
- Hospice Matters & Hospice Fraud Harms
- Hospice Fraud Harms Medicare Beneficiaries
- Hospice Fraud: a Case Success Story
Download and share our hospice fraud alert (available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Korean, Russian, Armenian, Farsi and Arabic.
Report hospice fraud and other types of suspected Medicare fraud to our California Senior Medicare Patrol at 1-855-613-7080.