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  Is Hospice Expensive?  
     
  No!

Hospice is generally covered under public and private insurance companies. This includes Medicare, Medicaid, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Benefits and requirements may vary. Generally, Loving Hands Hospice will provide hospice services to any person meeting the admission criteria regardless of their ability to pay.

Loving Hands Hospice arranges and pays for medication, supplies, and equipment related to the terminal illness.  The patient’s physician and Loving Hands Hospice staff will monitor the need for additional medications, supplies and equipment, and make suggestions to the patient and family as appropriate.  Not all patients will need every one of these services, but options are available and are intended to assist with symptom management, increased comfort, and easing of pain.

Supplies and Equipment may include, but is not limited to:

Hospital Bed
Walker
Wheelchair
Bedside Commode
Oxygen (including all necessary apparatus)
Medications, for relief of symptoms and pain management related to terminal diagnosis
Continence Supplies
Wound Care Supplies