Paying For Services

Hospice Care 

Medicare will pay for the services and supplies directly related to the patient's hospice diagnosis.  The following services and supplies, may be covered:


•Doctor Physician care

•Nursing care

•Drugs for pain relief and those related to the terminal illness

•Counseling services for the patient and family members

•13-month bereavement counseling for family members


•Specialized hospital beds and pressure

reducing mattresses when required

•Walkers, canes, and crutches

•Respiratory equipment

•Patient lifts

•Shower/bath chairs

•Bedside commodes

•Incontinence supplies