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Frequently asked questions

  • Hospice questions and answers

    expand to learn moreWhy would I want to choose hospice?

    expand to learn moreDoes my doctor have to "prescribe" hospice care?

    expand to learn moreWhen is the right time to call?

    expand to learn moreWhere is hospice received?

    expand to learn moreWhen is hospice care available?

    expand to learn moreHow are hospice care services paid for?

    expand to learn moreHow do I pay or ask questions about my hospice bill?

    Myths and facts about hospice

    expand to learn moreMyth: Hospice means giving up.

    expand to learn moreMyth: Hospice actually helps people die.

    expand to learn moreMyth: Only people with severe pain are provided hospice care.

    expand to learn moreMyth: Hospice is only for patients with cancer.

    expand to learn moreMyth: Hospice is a last resort.

    expand to learn moreMyth: Hospice is expensive and only for the rich.

    expand to learn moreMyth: Reimbursement for hospice care is limited to six months.