Our services are 100% covered by medicare and most medical insurance providers
What is hospice care?
Hospice care is an end of life care which includes pain management, symptom management, family counseling, emotional support, social support, and spiritual care. Hospice care starts when a person has a life expectancy of six months or less and treatment efforts of terminal illness have been stopped.
What is palliative care?
Palliative care is the care provided to the patient with a life-limiting illness. It starts at the time of diagnosis with continuity of treatment efforts for terminal illness.
Does hospice care means the patient will die in six months or less?
No, it is not always true. Many patients recover during hospice care and they are discharged from hospice care and some patients may live more than six months under hospice care.
Does your hospice team have the necessary expertise for my diagnosis?
Yes, we have experience with the most common diagnoses such as, cancer, heart disease, COPD (emphysema) and advanced dementia. If we had any doubt about our expertise, we would discuss that with you.
Who can initiate hospice care?
Physician orders are required for admission to hospice care. Physicians or family members can initiate the process by contacting the hospice representative.
Who pays for hospice care?
Mostly it is covered by the Medicare and Medicaid
Can patient choose to stop taking hospice care after it starts?
Yes, the patient can choose to discontinue hospice care at any time.
Can you provide hospice care in multiple settings?
It can be provided at the patient’s house, assisted living and nursing home