Medicare spending share for U.S. hospices in 2017, by primary diagnosis

In 2017, around 25 percent of Medicare spending to hospice providers was for patients with dementia. Hospices provide medical care, pain management, as well as emotional and spiritual support. However, care for a patient is emphasized in a hospice where hospice staff typically visits a patient.

Distribution of Medicare spending for hospices in the U.S. in 2017, by primary diagnosis

Distribution of spending
Dementia25.4%
Circulatory/Heart20%
Cancer18.4%
Other13.3%
Respiratory10.9%
Stroke10.9%
Chronic Kidney Disease1.1%
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

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