Hospice Payment Options

Hospice patients are accepted for the program based on these key factors:

–        Life expectancy is six months or less if the disease follows its normal course

–        Patient is no longer receiving treatment to cure the disease

–        A physician has agreed to manage the care of the patient (we can provide this physician)

Covered Illnesses include:

–        Cancer

–        Heart conditions

–        Lung conditions

–        Coma

–        AIDS/HIV

–        Kidney failure

–        Alzheimer’s

–        Stroke

–        Liver disease

–        Other illnesses

Payment options include Medicare, TennCare, VA Benefits, and most forms of commercial insurance.  Medicare and Medicare Advantage recipients have 100% coverage for hospice care through Medicare.

 

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