Hospice care is covered by the Medicare Hospice Benefit. There are no additional expenses to the patient or family, only support and improved quality of life.
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This is an excellent guide from the Center for Medicare Services on understanding the benefits of hospice!
This is an Article published in the New Yorker about understanding Hospice, written by Atul Gawande, a surgeon and public-health researcher.
This is a 30 minute video from the Northern Arizona Agency on Aging featuring Michael Berlowe, RN, BSN Director of Nursing for Maggie's Hospice, discussing how hospice works.
This is an Article written by Michael Berlowe, RN, BSN
Director of Nursing for Maggies Hospice on the importance of discussing end of life issues. The file will download.
Judy MacDonald Johnston presents a Ted Talk called "Prepare for a Good End of Life"