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Living with Dementia

Dementia Patients Care

Insurance type tied to dying dementia patients’ care

The chance that nursing home residents with advanced dementia will receive inappropriate care may be related to their insurance coverage, a new study suggests.

Fewer dying people with dementia were moved to the hospital for possibly unneeded care when their insurance coverage paid on a per-patient basis, rather than for every test and treatment,… Insurance type tied to dying dementia patients’ care   

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