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What you should know about hospice care.
What Is Hospice?

Hospice provides compassionate care to individuals with life-limiting conditions. This type of care is medically directed and managed by an interdisciplinary team as it focuses on the patient or family as the unit of care.

Where Can Hospice Care Be Provided?

An individual can experience hospice care in the comforts of their home. “Home” can mean a house—or an apartment for some and an extended care facility for others. Regardless, a hospice team is able to accommodate the needs of a patient with life-limiting illnesses, such as:

  • Heart, Lung, and Neurological Diseases
  • Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Stroke, or Coma
  • Liver or Kidney Failure
  • Cancer
  • Multiple System Failure to Thrive
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When Is It Time for Hospice Care?

Hospice care is provided when the goal of treatment shifts from curing the illness to providing comfort. It is the decision of the patient to choose hospice in collaboration with their primary physician and the hospice team after a comprehensive review of all the care options. When the patient wishes to avail of hospice services, their care will mainly focus on symptom control and pain management, along with emotional and spiritual support for both the patient and the family.

What Are the Criteria for Hospice Care?

The prognosis for availing hospice care is a life expectancy of six months or less if the terminal illness runs its normal course. The patient is able to acquire hospice services longer than 6 months as long as the criteria are met.

What Mode of Payment Can Be Used to Acquire Hospice Care?
  • Medicare
  • Secure Horizons
  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance
  • Private Pay

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