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For-profit hospices select patients who require less care, study shows

For-profit hospices select patients who require less care, study shows

For-profit hospices might be admitting more low-cost, lucrative patients, who require less skilled-care than non-profit hospices, a study released Wednesday suggests. Additionally, for-profit agencies average 20 days of care, compared to the 16 days covered by non-profit facilities, according to the study.