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Medicare and Hospice Benefits
Medicare and Hospice Benefits
Hospice is a special way of caring for people who are terminally ill, and for their families. This care includes physical care and counseling. The goal of hospice is to care for you and your family, not to cure your illness. Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Regulates and Licenses Texas Hospice programs. Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. Here are some important facts about hospice. MORE DETAILS >>

What is Hospice? What is Palliative Care?
The Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care.
HOSPICE CARE is a special health care option for patients and families who are faced with a terminal illness. A multidisciplinary team of physician, nurses, social workers, bereavement counselors and volunteers works together to address the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient and family. PALLIATIVE CARE is medical care provided by physicians, nurses and social workers that specializes in the relief of the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness. The hospice team provides care to patients in their own home or a home-like setting regardless of the patient’s age or ability to pay. Hospice care is a covered service under Medicare Part A. Most insurance companies have hospice benefits. MORE DETAILS >>


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