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Title
Impact of Nursing Shortage on Hospice Care
Memo #
15-01-Hospice
Posting Date
2014-10-03
Fiscal Year
2015
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 continues through September 30, 2016.
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