Choosing to enter hospice care can often be a difficult decision. But the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are trying a new pilot to ease that choice. The pilot, of which Sivitz Jewish Hospice is a participant, would allow patients to continue treatment while also receiving the supportive services of hospice care. This idea could improve people’s quality of life in so many ways.  Read more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s website.

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2018/01/23/Sivitz-Hospice-CMS-Medicare-Care-Choices-Model-curative-treatment-pilot-program/stories/201801230005