Paying for Hospice

When you are ready to make the decision if hospice care is right for you or your loved one, something you don’t want to have to worry about is money. This part of hospice can be confusing, even if you have insurance. Here you will find the resources you need to help you understand the financial process.
Medicare Part A Costs

Medicare Part A Costs

Medicare Part A coverage—hospice If you qualify for hospice care, you and your family will work with the hospice team. Together, you'll set up a plan of care that meets your needs.

Medicare Original Costs

Medicare Original Costs

If you have Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and meet all of these conditions, you can get hospice care: Your hospice doctor and your regular doctor (if you have one) certify that you’re terminally ill (with a life expectancy of 6 months or less). You accept...

How is Hospice Paid

How is Hospice Paid

How and Where Is Hospice Care Provided and How Is It Paid For? Who provides hospice care?Hospice care is provided by a hospice service. The hospice service's team of health care professionals will work with the patient's primary caregiver (usually a family member) to...

How do I pay for hospice care?

How do I pay for hospice care?

How do I pay for hospice care? Medicare and/or Medicaid will cover the cost of hospice services for those patients over the age of 65 who meet either program’s eligibility requirements. Private insurance companies, managed-care organizations, and workers’ compensation...

Paying for Hospice

Paying for Hospice

Hospice is paid for through the Medicare Hospice Benefit, Medicaid Hospice Benefit, and most private insurers. If a person does not have coverage through Medicare, Medicaid or a private insurance company, hospice will work with the person and their family to ensure...

Become a Hospice Hero

When you make a donation to The Hospice Promise Foundation, 100 percent of your donation goes directly to patients and families in need. Your generosity will make a difference in the life of another, and help ensure his or her final days are spent worry-free, surrounded by loved ones, in the peace and comfort of home.


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