The Role of the Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner in Home Health and Hospice


Beginning January 1, 2019, Medicare hospice patients could begin choosing physician assistants (PA) as their attending physician.  However, the benefit of this allowance is not fully realized as one of the Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation (CoP) prevents these practitioners from fully fulfilling the role of the attending physician for hospice patients.  Questions providers have […]

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