Hospice patients rarely get a visit from a medical professional within the last two days of life, a new study reported.
It is the decision of a terminally ill patient to choose hospice care or family during his/her last days. While the demands for hospice care are increasing, so are the futile treatments which these patients get subjected to, a study finds.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.