No one looks forward to discussing end-of-life care for a loved one, which is why many families avoid the topic. If you are wondering when to call hospice, it’s likely that your loved one is already eligible for this extra, specialized level of care and support. If they are not currently eligible for hospice care, investigating when to call hospice before an emergency arises will provide you with the opportunity to learn about the various options available and figure out what works best for your family.
We are proud to say that we are locally owned and operated, providing Central Ohio with the highest quality hospice care. Because of this, we are quick to respond and help you make decisions regarding your family’s care. Our staff is available anytime to help with any questions or concerns you have.
Medicare and Medicaid Benefits cover hospice at 100%. Most private insurances also cover with copays and deductibles.
Hospice is provided in homes, apartments, assisted living, nursing homes, and hospitals.
Medicare regulations state a patient must have a terminal diagnosis with a prognosis of 6 months or less if the disease runs its normal course. However, a patient can remain on service longer if the hospice team finds the patient’s disease progression continues to meet criteria during periodic recertifications.
No, but we can help you figure out your best solution for this common issue. Room and board can be paid privately or it can be covered my Medicaid or long term insurance.