PBS NewsHour

Investigation reveals neglect by hospice caretakers

Clip: 10/26/2017 | 5m 19s Video has closed captioning.

In-home hospice care promises 24/7 support for dying patient’s needs, but a new investigation combed through thousands of hospice inspection records and found that calls for help in times of crisis were met with delays, no-shows or were never answered. John Yang is joined by JoNel Allecia of Kaiser Health News to discuss the neglect for patients and the lack of oversight.

Aired: 10/26/17

Rating: NR

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