Publication Date: January 10th, 2003
Publication Type(s): Working Paper
Topic(s): Hospice and Palliative Care
Author(s): Casey, M., Moscovice, I., Virnig, B., Kind, S.
Rural Medicare beneficiaries are significantly less likely than urban beneficiaries to use hospice care, but limited research has been conducted on the provision of hospice care in rural areas. The purpose of this study is to describe how four different hospice models provide hospice care in rural areas, using a qualitative case study approach.