November 28, 2018 / 10:31 PM / 17 days ago

Compassus can't block Medicare funding end for St. Louis hospice

The St. Louis arm of a national hospice operator cannot block the U.S. government from terminating its Medicare funding after finding that the hospice’s nursing services put patients in jeopardy, a federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry in St. Louis on Tuesday denied a request by a subsidiary of Compassus for a temporary restraining order that would have prevented the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from ending the agreement on Thursday.

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