Who Is Eligible ?

Being diagnosed with a life-limiting illness such as cancer, heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, ALS or AIDS can be overwhelming. Agrace HospiceCare can be there to provide needed support. If your physician has predicted a life expectancy of six months or less, you are eligible for hospice.

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Our services are available to people of all ages, incomes, ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. Sadly, many don’t realize they are eligible for Agrace HospiceCare until it is very late in their illness, and they miss out on the full support they and their families could have received. Call us today to ensure you get the most out of your Agrace HospiceCare benefits, and we will explain how you can receive the support you need.Watch some video testimonials to see Agrace HospiceCare is helping patients and their families live life to the fullest.

Agrace services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurances.

With Medicare and Medicaid, there are minimal out-of-pocket expenses, even for medications, equipment and other high-cost items that are often needed in the last months of life.

Your family’s burden is not only reduced by the financial relief that the Medicare/Medicaid hospice benefit offers, but also by the caregiving and support that Agrace HospiceCare staff and volunteers provide. In most cases, there are virtually no bills, no claims and no financial surprises. No other Medicare program offers this level of comprehensive financial support. And for Medicaid hospice services, there are no out-of-pocket expenses. For care unrelated to a patient’s primary diagnosis, Medicare and Medicaid will continue to provide their normal benefits.

The Medicare/Medicaid hospice benefit covers:

  • Skilled nursing services
  • Volunteer services
  • Physician visits
  • Skilled therapies
  • Home health aide visits
  • Personal care
  • Social work services
  • Spiritual counseling
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Grief support for the family
  • Medications for pain and other symptoms
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Inpatient care for symptom management
  • Inpatient respite care to relieve caregiving responsibilities of the family

Agrace is also covered by most commercial insurers including HMO plans. Call Agrace today to learn more about how we can reduce your financial burden so you can focus on your family.

Know your options. It’s never too soon to get information, and anyone can refer patients to Agrace—you, a family member, a friend, even patients themselves. Simply call our Admission Center to ask questions, set up an appointment or take a tour. You can also inquire about our services through our online contact form.