Does Medicare Pay for Hospice Care?
Does Medicaid Pay for Hospice Care?
Does Private Insurance Pay for Hospice Care?
Hope Hospice cares for people who don’t have health care coverage.
As a not-for-profit organization, generous donations allow us to help everyone in need, regardless of ability to pay.
Does Medicare Pay for Hospice Care? Yes.
The Medicare Hospice Benefit dates back to 1983. Most hospices in the U.S., including Hope Hospice, are certified by Medicare.
Medicare beneficiaries who choose hospice receive comprehensive care.
Depending on the course of your illness, you might need more intensive or less intensive care. Fortunately, the Medicare Hospice Benefit has four levels of care to meet your needs.
Most hospice care is Routine Home Care. As with all hospice services, your team will help determine which level of care is right for you and your family.
Yes, Medicaid also pays for hospice care. Medicaid provides coverage for people with lower incomes, older people, people with disabilities, and some families and children.
Yes, the most common insurance plans cover hospice care. Although each person’s plan is different, it is likely that your insurance will provide these important benefits.
We can help you determine what your plan covers, so that you know exactly what to expect.
Hope Hospice and Community Services, Inc. is registered with the Florida Department of Consumer Services, registration number SC-01911. Please be advised that 100% of the donations we receive benefit Hope Hospice and are not directed to other organizations or entities. You may obtain a copy of our official registration and financial information by calling the Division of Consumer Services, toll-free within the State of Florida, at 1-800-435-7352.This registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State.
For copies or transfers of medical records, send a request to ProcessingDesk@HopeHCS.org
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Last Updated March 4th, 2022