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Zero Care Deficiencies

By: Victor Montour Our community partner The Peaks Care Center just completed their annual survey and re-certification process with Zero Care Deficiencies. The team at the Peaks Care Center works very hard to exceed the states minimum standards while remaining … Continue reading

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Hospice General Inpatient Care (GIP)

Hospice General Inpatient Care (GIP) By Victor Montour Everyday someone will ask us about the GIP level of care available to patients while receiving hospice care or at the time of enrolling in to hospice services. It has become clear … Continue reading

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Front Range Hospice

Front Range Hospice                              Location of Care Front Range Hospice provides care for patients residing in Weld, Boulder, Broomfield, Adams and Larimer Counties. Front Range Hospice cares for patients and their families in their home, wherever they call home –private … Continue reading

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Qualifying for Hospice: It used to be so easy, Or, The death of General Debility and Adult Failure to Thrive

Qualifying for Hospice: It used to be so easy, Or The death of General Debility and Adult Failure to Thrive Background In 2002 General Debility accounted for 6% of all Hospice claims and Adult Failure to Thrive was 3%. In … Continue reading

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Hospice and Medicare D

Hospice and Medicare D In 2003 Medicare developed an outpatient prescription benefit that is commonly referred to Medicare D. This has been beneficial to Medicare beneficiaries as it assists them in the cost of their maintenance prescription medications and any … Continue reading

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