FAQ

General Question

What is the Cost For Hospice?

Hospice services are covered 100% by Medicare, Medicaid, and many private insurance companies with no co-pay.  Suncrest Hospice will handle the billing of your primary insurance provider for you.

Who is Eligible For Hospice?

A patient is eligible to receive hospice services, with an order from a physician, when they have a terminal diagnosis with a life expectancy of six months or less, and a desire to receive comfort rather than curative treatment.

Hospice services can be received at home or in an assisted living or skilled nursing facility.

What is Hospice?

Advancement from this life to the next should be both dignified and comfortable; allowing patients to spend precious time with loved ones in the comfort of their own place of residence.  Hospice care aims to treat the symptoms of the disease process, rather than focusing on halting, delaying, or curing the illness.

Suncrest Hospice will bring this treatment to you through qualified and compassionate physicians, nurses, aides, social workers, and spiritual advisors.  Our team is passionately committed to make patients comfortable while at the same time providing necessary support to family members.