New Medicare Rules for Hospice Care

Patients face new regulationsNew Medicare regulations regarding hospice care now require that patients who have been through two full rounds of hospice to meet in person with a hospice doctor or nurse practitioner to determine whether they are actually in need of...

How Hospice Helps

Hospice care covers both mind and bodyHospice care is certainly about comfort and pain control at a physical level, but those are not the only aspects that are carefully looked after. This quote from a MyFox Tampa Bay article explains:”We do have a lot of...

The Many Facets of Hospice Care

Reasons to choose hospiceMany think of hospice as a program that offers emotional support to those with terminal illness, and it does, but hospice today is an integrated program that offers much more than just emotional support; the list of hospice services covers...

Hospice Gives Hope

Hospice care is about hope, not lossHospice care serves many purposes, most of all to make the later stages of life an enjoyable time for patients, friends and family. In an interview for the Colombus Telegram, one hospice social worker explained what her job...