Who May Receive Hospice Care?
The focus of hospice care is on palliative
medicine and supportive services rather
than the curative or cure-oriented therapies
and interventions. Patients who have been
certified with a terminal prognosis by the
primary physician or hospice medical
director are considered for the program.
Hospice care is a covered Medicare
benefit. Following the development of the
Medicare Hospice Benefit, commercial
insurance carriers began to offer hospice
Five Principles Of Hospice Care
Respects the goals, likes, and choices of a dying person
Looks after the medical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the dying
Supports the needs of the family members
Helps gain access to needed health care providers and appropriate care
Builds ways to provide excellent care at the end of life
|AmeriHealth Hospice Provider, Inc.
414 Tennessee Street, Suite F Redlands, Ca 92373
Tel: (909) 793-7558 Fax: (909) 793-7706