Hospice Accreditations Help in Choosing a Quality Hospice Provider

Hospice Accreditations
Whether for you or a loved one; at some point in your life, most people will need to know about hospice care. However, with so much information flowing around the internet, it can be hard to determine the best choice for a hospice provider. While your doctor may provide a list of some of the local hospice programs, not all...

If Hospice were a Hamburger

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What do hospice and hamburgers have in common? More than you think! You wouldn’t call McDonalds and say, “Hi, is this Hamburger?” And you wouldn’t call Burger King and say, “Hello, is this the direct line to Chicken Fries?” But every day, our team receives calls asking, “Hello, is this hospice?”, innocently unaware that hospice is a type of service...

For Profit vs. Non Profit Hospices – What’s the Difference

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Since Consumer Reports made a stance on non-profit versus for-profit hospices, people have been more critical about those factors when selecting a hospice provider. But does it truly impact the performance of the hospice team and patient experience? After further review, we’re debunking the theory that non-profit hospices out-perform for-profit hospices. The biggest different is that non-profit hospice facilities don’t...

Hospice Versus Home Health Care: Is there a Difference?

If you think home health care and hospice are the same thing, you’re not alone. These terms are often used interchangeably but are actually two totally different services based on goals of care, eligibility, costs, and outcomes. If you’re looking into receiving healthcare at home, whether it’s for yourself or a loved one, it’s important to know the exact type...

5 Common Myths about Hospice Care

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When it comes to end-of-life care, hospice still tends to remain a mystery to most Americans. While there is plenty of information available about hospice care, society still remains resistant from talking about matters surrounding our deaths. In most cases, it's not until we need these services that we realize they are even there. To help dispelled the inaccuracies about...

How Much does Hospice Cost?

Even once someone has realized that they need hospice care, they frequently are put off because they believe that hospice costs will be too high, or won’t be covered by insurance. Unfortunately, this means many people who would benefit from hospice care do not avail themselves of the service. Hospice Cost and Payments Most hospice services are paid for by...