Financial Benefits of Hospice

 

  • Hospice services are 100% covered by Medicare/Medicaid for those who qualify.
  • The Medicare Hospice benefit pays for 100% of the medications related to the terminal diagnosis.
  • The Medicare Hospice benefit pays for durable medical equipment such as: hospital beds, wheel-chairs, oxygen, etc.
  • Many private insurances and managed care policies cover Hospice care.
  • The Hospice benefit includes coverage of physician services; nursing services; home health aides; medical appliances, medication, and supplies; spiritual, dietary, and other counseling; trained volunteers; bereavement services; social work services and 24/7 On-call Support