Inflation is high. The GDP has shrunk. But the job market has never been better. The Washington Post's Damian Paletta helps make sense of the U.S. economy today.
Guest Host: Frank Sesno
About half of Americans of retirement age will receive end-of-life care from a hospice. Most hospices used to be nonprofits run by community or religious groups. But the number of for-profit hospice firms has tripled in the last 15 years. A new analysis by the Washington Post says that for-profit hospices often provide less nursing and crisis care. Join guest host Frank Sesno and a panel of guests for a discussion on the rise of the for-profit hospice industry and what it means for patients.
- Dr. Joanne Lynn Geriatrician, hospice physician and director of the Altarum Institute Center on Elder Care and Advanced Illness.
- Peter Whoriskey Reporter, The Washington Post.
- Tim Cox CEO, The Washington Home and Community Hospices.
- Norman McRae CEO, Caris HealthCare LP.
Special Report: Consumer Guide To Hospice
Hospices vary widely in ways that can affect patient care. The Washington Post has gathered data largely from government sources on more than 3,000 hospices that participate in Medicare, which pays for the vast majority of hospice care in this country.
Most Recent Shows
From high mortgage rates to shortages that have spread coast to coast, New York Times reporter Emily Badger explains the roots -- and consequences of our country's broken housing system.
Fifty years after the Tuskegee study, Diane talks to Harvard's Evelynn Hammonds about the intersection of race and medicine in the United States, and the lessons from history that can help us understand health inequities today.
Pills, the right to travel and fetal personhood laws -- Diane talks to Temple University Law School's Rachel Rebouché about what's next in the fight over abortion in the U.S.