Does Medicare Pay for Hospice Care?
Medicare’s hospice benefit provides comfort care for patients who are facing the end of life. Original Medicare will cover hospice services for terminally ill seniors (and their family members) if they meet eligibility requirements. Learn More
How to Find the Best Hospice Provider
Hospice organizations can be non-profit, for-profit or government-owned. There are usually a few different hospice providers available in a given area, so it is important to carefully research all options prior to initiating hospice care. Referrals and word of mouth can be very helpful when initially searching for reputable hospice providers. Use the following checklist of questions to help you further evaluate local programs and ensure you choose the best hospice care available. View the Checklist