Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance will cover hospice care with little or no out-of-pocket costs. The following criteria must be met in order to qualify for hospice care in Texas:
These criteria are guidelines and exceptions can be made for extenuating circumstances such as a longer life expectancy, but with extreme pain. The six-month life expectancy is a criteria for eligibility, but not a limit on services. Many studies have shown that patients often live longer with hospice care and Summit Home Health & Hospice will continue to care for patients that live longer than expected. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a terminal illness that is not responding to curative care, Summit Home Health & Hospice in Texas.
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Hospice services include Nursing, Physician Services, Medical Social Services, Hospice Aide/Homemaker Services, Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy, Volunteer Services and Spiritual, Dietary and Bereavement Counseling. All services are provided under the direction of a physician and/or the Hospice Medical Director.
Services are provided by nurses and other health care professionals from our professional and medical staff. A registered nurse (RN) is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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