What is Hospice
How Does Hospice Care Work?
Compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury
What Services are Provided?
Myths & Facts
Hospice care is about helping patients live each day of their lives to the fullest extent possible and providing support to both patients and families. When making a decision about hospice care, it helps to have a good understanding of what hospice care is and what it isn’t. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about hospice, along with the true facts about this special kind of care.
FACT: Coverage for hospice care is widely available. It is provided by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance companies. Patients and families may contact Affinity Health Management at any time to review coverage options.
FACT: Patients may keep their own physician, who will work closely with the Affinity Health Management Medical Director to plan and carry out care.