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Study shows significant cost savings with a home-based palliative care program

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A home-based palliative care program for individuals with advanced illnesses was associated with a $12,000 reduction in the mean total cost of care per person, fewer hospital admissions and emergency room visits, and greater use of hospice during the final three months of life, as reported in a study published in Journal of Palliative Medicine.
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