THE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID HOSPICE BENEFIT
The Medicare Hospice Benefit is covered under Medicare Part A (hospital insurance). The Medicaid Hospice Benefit covers Hospice care in full. Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries who choose Hospice care receive a full scope of non-curative medical and support services for their terminal illness. Hospice care also supports the family and loved ones of the patient through a variety of services, enhancing the value of the Medicare and Medicaid Hospice Benefit.
|The Medicare and Medicaid Hospice Benefit provides for: