Who Qualifies for Hospice?

Hospice can help people with different life-limiting conditions when symptoms no longer respond to curative treatment. Any patient with limited life expectancy whose focus is now on physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort can apply for Hospice care. When appropriate, patient's primary physician will authorize start of Hospice care. People with the following illnesses can qualify for hospice care: Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias Cancer Coma Congestive Heart Disease End-Stage Liver Kidney Failure Lung Disease Multi-system Breakdown Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson’s Disease Stroke ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease AIDS When appropriate, patient's primary physician authorizes start of Hospice care. Use of the Medicare Hospice Benefits require a physician’s certification of a life- limiting illness.
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Who Qualifies for Hospice?

Who Qualifies for

Hospice?

Hospice can help people with different life- limiting conditions when symptoms no longer respond to curative treatment. Any patient with limited life expectancy whose focus is now on physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort can apply for Hospice care. When appropriate, patient's primary physician will authorize start of Hospice care. People with the following illnesses can qualify for hospice care: Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias Cancer Coma Congestive Heart Disease End-Stage Liver Kidney Failure Lung Disease Multi-system Breakdown Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson’s Disease Stroke ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease AIDS When appropriate, patient's primary physician authorizes start of Hospice care. Use of the Medicare Hospice Benefits require a physician’s certification of a life-limiting illness.
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