THE HISTORY OF HOSPICE IN NEW JERSEY (PART I OF II)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Hospice Attorney There are more than 3,000 hospice programs that serve communities in New Jersey today and throughout the United States.  In 2012, hospice programs are treating more than one million dying Americans, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.  According to that organization, about […]

OBAMA’S NEW HEALTHCARE LAW WILL FOCUS MORE ON HOSPICE

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Hospice Care Lawyer Several years voters and politicians were discussing legislation that would establish “death panels” of government bureaucrats who could “pull the plug on Grandma” if she needed costly care. The new health care law would have paid for voluntary consultations between physicians and Medicare beneficiaries about […]

NEW HEALTHCARE LAW WILL EXPAND HOSPICE OPTION

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Hospice Lawyer About this time last year, voters and politicians were discussing legislation that would establish “death panels” of government bureaucrats who could “pull the plug on Grandma” if she needed costly care. The new health care law would have paid for voluntary consultations between physicians and […]