Are you eligible?
Who qualifies for Hospice?
Hospice care is for people who have a life expectancy of six months or less, if the illness runs its normal course. Hospice, in its early development, was mostly for patients with cancer. Hospice now covers more patients with non-cancer conditions like end-stage heart, liver, kidney, lung and Alzheimers.
Who pays for Hospice?
Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most commercial insurers.