Care of patients with terminal illnesses in hospice and palliative care settings has increased as consumers and providers better understand the models and goals of end-of-life care. U.S. healthcare policy has shifted to devote more resources and policy planning to end-of-life care. As this segment of the healthcare industry has grown, so has the government’s scrutiny and enforcement of regulations.
At Duane Morris, our healthcare attorneys are experienced advocates and counselors who understand the business, regulatory and reimbursement climate for home hospice, institutional hospice, palliative care program providers, and palliative care medicine practices. Our attorneys help a broad range of hospice and palliative care service clients manage change, achieve their business goals, comply with regulatory agencies and navigate the payer and reimbursement landscape.
Our experience includes representing for-profit and not-for-profit providers, single-site providers, national chain providers and private equity investors in hospice service providers.