A Guide to the Enrollment Process
Transitioning to Palliative or Hospice care is often difficult and emotional. We are here for you to listen, assess and answer questions or concerns you may have. We foster our professional relationship with you by efficiently informing you of the supportive services our program entails. We share this information in a cohesive manner to help you transition and alleviate your worries. We assess thoroughly with an aim to have a shared understanding of the important details of your directives. Upon admit, an initial evaluation and assessment by our trusted healthcare provider will be essential to complete the enrollment process and determine the type of program and services will be most advantageous for you and your loved one!
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A GUIDE TO HOSPICE BENEFIT
Integrity, Dignity & Respect
Absolute Palliative Care's primal core is Integrity, Dignity and Respect. We are commited to be by your side every step of the way. Currently, most hospice care in the United States is covered by the Medicare Hospice Benefit.
Learn more about Medicare Hospice Benefits.
How is Hospice Care Paid For?
Patients with a terminal illness usually do not have to pay for hospice care. Hospice care costs are covered by Medicare (through the Medicare Hospice Benefit), Medicaid and The Veteran’s Health Administration.
Medicare and Medicaid:
Currently, most hospice patients have their costs covered by Medicare, through the Medicare Hospice Benefit. Medicaid also pays for hospice care in most states. Medicaid provides benefits that are very similar to the Medicare Hospice Benefits. Many individuals become eligible for Medicaid when their income and assets are low.
The Veteran’s Health Administration also covers hospice care. Contact us to see If you may be eligible. The Veteran’s Health Administration provides benefits that are very similar to the Medicare Hospice Benefits.
Private Health Insurance:
Many private insurance companies provide some coverage for hospice care. We will help you verify with your insurer to determine whether hospice care is covered and under what circumstances. Among private insurers, there are variations in qualifications and covered benefits.
Financial Assistance & Charity:
Financial assistance or reduced cost is provided through donations, gifts, grants or other community sources. Contact us is to see options or eligibility for hospice benefits.