62-year-old male with metastatic colon cancer who exhausted all viable treatment options. He was educated and supported while making a decision to transition into hospice care. The clinical issues of the patient’s end of life care needs were addressed and interventions were made to facilitate hospice services.
This resulted in a cost savings of $12,894.58.
This is taken as a one-time savings and is based on Medicare Cost in hospice cohorts and adjusted for inflation to 2015 dollars.