Hospice Care. If you have a terminal illness and you agree with your physician not to continue with a curative treatment program, this plan covers hospice care services received in your home, in a skilled nursing facility, or in an inpatient facility.
Hospice Care. Hospice care shall be available to terminally ill enrollees. Services must be provided by a participating hospice program, and written statements of prognosis may be required. Covered hospice benefits include physical, occupational and speech language therapy, Home Health Aid services, medical supplies and nursing care. See Appendix K-2 for deductible and co- pay amounts.
Hospice Care. Charges for a maximum of one hundred eighty (180) days per lifetime. The attending Physician must determine limited life expectancy of six (6) months or less. The Covered Person shall not be entitled to benefits for any Services for the Terminal Illness except for palliative care. Services must be provided through a bona fide Hospice. Coverage for Hospice Services shall be limited to One Hundred Dollars ($150) per day.
Hospice Care. Hospice care is covered in lieu of curative treatment for terminal illness for Members who meet all of the following criteria: • A GHC Provider has determined that the Member's illness is terminal and life expectancy is six (6) months or less. • The Member has chosen a palliative treatment focus (emphasizing comfort and supportive services rather than treatment aimed at curing the Member's terminal illness). • The Member has elected in writing to receive hospice care through GHC's Hospice Program or GHC’s approved hospice program. • The Member has available a primary care person who will be responsible for the Member's home care. • A GHC Provider and GHC's Hospice Director, or his/her designee, have determined that the Member's illness can be appropriately managed in the home. Hospice care shall mean a coordinated program of palliative and supportive care for dying Members by an interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers centering primarily in the Member's home.