Meeting Your Needs for Comfort, Dignity & Choice...
Physically, Emotionally & Spiritually
Available for a patient with a terminal illness who has the possibility of six months or less to live and is no longer seeking aggressive treatment. This service is covered by Medicare and Medicaid benefits, insurance and private pay. The Medicare/Medicaid Hospice benefit includes 100% coverage of all visits from members of the Hospice Team, and medication and equipment related to the terminal illness. The levels of care include:
Palliative Care Services
Available for a patient with a terminal or life-limiting illness who has a prognosis of longer than six months to live and may still be seeking aggressive treatment. Their services are covered by private insurance and private pay. Palliative Care includes access to the entire team of specialists providing relief when a cure for the illness is not possible, and is focused on relieving and reducing the symptoms of the disease while maintaining the highest possible quality of life.
Your Care Plan
Individuals served by the Hospice Team include patients, family members and other caregivers. A specific plan of care, unique to the needs of every patient, is developed by the End-of-Life Care specialists on your team.
Specific services included in both Hospice and Palliative Programs:
HOSPICE ADMISSION CRITERIA
PALLIATIVE CARE ADMISSION CRITERIA