Life Care Planning In Medical Malpractice Claims

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Life Care Planning in Medical Malpractice Claims
By Roger.Adams
Apr 1, 2012
Life care planning is a prediction of the medical and medically related needs and costs of an individual with a catastrophic condition for the remainder of the individual's life. A life care planner will work with treating physicians and examine past medical records to examine a case and recommend services, treatments, and equipment for the patient, all in an effort to project that patient's needs and costs of future care.

Factors such as aging and life expectancy are taken into consideration, as is the patient's support system. The overarching goals of a life care plan are to ease the burden of the patient's illness or injury, foster quality of life, and address

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