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Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. The focus is on comfort, not on curing an illness.

  • Care is provided by a specially trained team of professionals and caregivers.​

  • Family caregivers can get support.​

  • Care is generally provided in the home, but may be provided wherever the patient is.​​

  • Services may include medication, physical care, counseling, equipment, and supplies for the terminal illness and related condition(s).

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Medicare Resources

Medicare Hospice Benefit Patient Flier

Medicare Guidelines for Hospice Admission