OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst The World In Which We Work Medicare beneficiaries receiving hospice care in nursing facilities are twice as likely, compared to beneficiaries receiving hospice care in other settings, to have mental disorders, Alzheimers disease, and ill-defined conditions. In nursing facility hospice centers: 13% had Alzheimers disease; in other settings 7% had Alzheimers disease. 15% had mental disorders; in other settings 6% had mental disorders. Mental disorders included dementia without behavior disturbances . . .
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