Who Is Appropriate for Hospice Care?
Ambercare Hospice provides comprehensive physical, emotional, and spiritual care for people faced with an advanced or life-limiting illness.
Guides for Hospice Eligibility:
- Patients with a prognosis of six months or less if the disease runs its normal course
- Hospice can continue after six months as long as the patient continues to meet eligibility criteria
- Prognosis is certified by a primary care or community physician and hospice physician
- Patient and family desire palliative care as opposed to curative treatment
Who Pays For Hospice?
- Private Insurance
- Veterans Administration