When you’re trying to comfort loved ones who are suffering from a terminal illness, the last thing you want to worry about is the price tag. AseraCare Hospice can help you navigate your coverage. Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies have a hospice benefit as it relates to a previously diagnosed terminal illness.
These benefits often include managing the symptoms, pain management, and the maintenance of daily activities and functional abilities.
Medicare Hospice Care Part A will pay for:
Services Related to the Diagnosed Illness:
Doctor and nursing care
Drugs for pain management
Counseling services for patient and family
13-month bereavement care for family
Medical Supplies Related to the Diagnosed Illness:
Hospital beds and routine mattress changes
Canes, crutches and walkers
Catheters, syringes, dressings and latex gloves
Have Specific Questions?
Contact a local AseraCare Hospice financial specialist for help with further questions you have about cost and coverage.