How to Pay for Hospice
Who Pays for Hospice?
Terminally ill patients do not usually have to pay for hospice care, and many use the Medicare Hospice Benefit. Here's what it includes and how it works.
Medicare and the Cost of HospiceMedicare covers the cost of hospice, and you qualify for Medicare if you meet certain conditions. See what they are.
Insurance and Hospice
Private insurance plans generally cover hospice and palliative care costs in full, but the terms and conditions of eligibility of each plan will vary.
How VITAS Can Help
With 40 years of leadership in hospice and palliative care, VITAS offers:
- Personalized care plans by patient's diagnosis
- Interdisciplinary care teams
- Therapy, emotional and pastoral support
- Grief and bereavement services
Call VITAS to learn how we can help you.Call VITAS at 800.582.9533