September 20, 2013
Grane Hospice Care, Inc., Petitioner
Department of Public Welfare, Respondent
MARY HANNAH LEAVITT, Judge
AND NOW, this 20th day of September, 2013, the Court's opinion in the above matter, filed July 25, 2013, is amended as follows:
On page 9, the first sentence of the block quotation from 42 C.F.R. §418.25(a) is deleted so that subsection (a) reads as follows:
(a) The hospice admits a patient only on the recommendation of the medical director in consultation with, or with input from, the patient's attending physician (if any).
The citation to this regulation shall be corrected to read as follows: 42 C.F. R. §418.25 (emphasis added).
In all other respects, the opinion and order shall remain in effect.