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Title
Impact of Nursing Shortage on Hospice Care
Memo #
10-31-Hospice
Posting Date
09/17/2010
Fiscal Year
2010
Summary
This memorandum extends the period of time for hospice agencies to qualify for an "extraordinary circumstance" exemption when they believe that the nursing shortage has affected their ability to directly hire sufficient numbers of nurses. This policy exemption was first outlined in S&C-02-44.
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