Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:13 PM
As the baby boomer generation ages a new type of caregiver is emerging as an extra layer of care, so-called ‘death doulas’. Doulas are most commonly known for helping women through childbirth, but now they are starting to help the older population at the end of life
Death Doulas can provide services like bathing, medication and helping the family to plan the funeral. It allows the patient and family to feel secure knowing that they are with someone who is educated and experienced in end of life care.
Currently, Medicare does not cover doulas as a hospice benefit.
Click here for the full article.
Corridor is the nation’s preferred partner and trusted business advisor to home health and hospice providers, providing quality services and impactful results for 30 years. Focusing on key operational, regulatory and financial challenges, Corridor delivering industry-unique solutions and deep expertise in coding, clinical documentation review, compliance, billing and collections , consulting and provider staff education . At Corridor, we make the business of caring for people Better! For the most important industry updates and news that impacts home health and hospice, please make sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to receive the latest up-to-date industry information direct to your inbox!
For additional information, please contact Corridor at 1-866-263-3795.