Learn what most insurance companies cover for hospice care
As we age, we may face illnesses that require medical intervention and support. In cases where the condition is terminal, hospice care is a popular option to help manage the symptoms and ensure the comfort of the patient when treatments are no longer viable. Hospice is designed to provide compassionate and comprehensive care for patients with terminal illnesses and supplement the work of a family caregiver. But when it’s time to think about medical care, many people are left asking, “how much does hospice cost?” If you’re concerned about paying for hospice and insurance coverage, Agape Hospice NW is here for you.
Hospice Care Free of Charge
At Agape Hospice NW, we’re proud to offer superior hospice services in the comfort of your own home at no cost to you. We believe everyone deserves outstanding care, and money should not be a consideration when a loved one is struggling with a terminal illness. Medicare Part A, private health insurance, and Medicaid covers hospice patients who meet their eligibility requirements. Veterans are also eligible for hospice coverage.
Our team can provide the following services without draining your bank account:
- Palliative care
- Personal care
- Medical support
- Emotional and spiritual support for the patient, family, and caregivers
- Medical equipment and supplies
- Coordination of care
- Bereavement support
Qualified, Trusted Hospice Team Members
Since hospice care is paid for via Medicare, all of the hospice team members at Agape Hospice NW must meet a stringent series of requirements that go far beyond basic background checks. All of our staff members, from the Medical Director to Registered Nurses, Case Managers, and even Social Workers must meet aggressive requirements for patient education, medication management, infection control, as well as psychological and emotional assessment and support. Even our companionship volunteers go through a rigorous screening and training process in order to be on the lookout for signs of complications or distress.
All At No Cost To Your Family
When a family member is approaching the end of their life, we want to ensure that the patient is comfortable in an environment filled with the love and support of family and friends. We are proud to be able to provide an entire team of supportive individuals to make sure that the patient is receiving the highest level of care while their wishes for the end of life are being honored. We are also able to provide bereavement services to caregivers and family members after the patient’s passing, helping with many of the emotional and difficult decisions and conversations that may follow.
Get in Touch With Agape Hospice NW Today
Hospice provides comprehensive care that focuses on providing comfort and reducing the discomfort of patients with life-limiting illnesses. Know that during this overwhelming time, families throughout the Portland area do not have to pay anything for the highest level of care and compassion at home. At Agape Hospice NW, we can help you and your loved ones find peace. Get in touch with us today with questions about our services.