Hospice Consumer Reports
The Indiana State Department of Health, Acute Care Division, is pleased to make hospice information available to consumers. This information is being made available to help evaluate the availability and quality of hospice programs within the state of Indiana. The Division inspects hospices to assess compliance with State Statute and Federal Conditions of Participation. This survey information, along with other information is being provided in a "Hospice Consumer Report" format. These reports may be used to compare information on licensed hospices.
About the Surveys:
Surveys are unannounced
Surveyors are registered nurses
A survey report is sent to the hospice program after each survey
If noncompliance with State Statutes and/or Federal Conditions of Participation are found in the survey, then the hospice is requested to submit a plan of correction to the Division
A follow-up survey may be made to verify that compliance has been achieved
Surveyors look at the care provided to a sample of the clients
Surveys only reflect a snapshot in time
About the Hospice Reports:
The consumer report has been developed to aid consumers in their choice of a hospice
The system uses existing data collected through the Division's surveys and data maintained in the Division's records
Consumers can evaluate and compare facilities in five categories:
Click here to see information on category: Services Available
Click here to see information on category: State Licensure Survey Results
Click here to see information on category : Ownership / Administrator Changes
Click here to see information on category: Substantiated Complaints
Click here to see information on category: Last Federal Certification Survey
Additional information is provided for your convenience. This data includes the address, the telephone number and the fax number (if available) of the hospice. It also includes the number of full time employee equivalents, the date the agency was first certified, and whether or not Medicare and Medicaid are accepted. The report also identifies the counties that are served by this hospice.
The reports are generated twice a month and the statutory guidelines regarding the release of inspection reports will be observed.
Click the link below to select and view Hospice Consumer Reports.
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