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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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