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How Hospice Became A Racket.

There are many ways modern society degrades our right to a dignified death. This is one of them. Good trial lawyers compensate for such injuries.

From the New Yorker.

How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle

The Black Belt, a swath of the Deep South that includes parts of Alabama, has some of the highest rates of heart disease, diabetes, and emphysema in the country. On paper, Farmer knew, it was possible to finesse chronic symptoms, like shortness of breath, into proof of terminal decline.