Black and Hispanic Patients More Likely to Use Lower-Quality Hospices

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at on July 12, 2017 at 03:29PM

Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to receive care from poorer-quality hospices. And their family caregivers are less likely to receive the right amount of emotional and religious support in hospice care. However, caregivers of black and Hispanic patients report similar or better experiences than caregivers of white patients within a given hospice.