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Title
Impact of Nursing Shortage on Hospice Care
Memo #
12-43-Hospice
Posting Date
2012-09-14
Fiscal Year
2012
Summary
•Extraordinary Circumstances due to Nursing Shortage: The period of time has been extended for hospices 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. •Extension: The effective date of this policy has been extended from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2014.
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