Hospice services definition

Hospice services means palliative and supportive care and other services provided by an interdisciplinary team under the direction of an identifiable hospice administration to terminally ill hospice patients and their families to meet the physical, nutritional, emotional, social, spiritual, and special needs experienced during the final stages of illness, dying, and bereavement, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, § 144A.75, subd. 8, and includes the set of services as determined by the Medicare program under §1861(dd) of the Social Security Act and defined in 42 CFR § 418.3.
Hospice services means symptom and pain management to a terminally ill individual, and emotional, spiritual and bereavement services for the individual and their family in a place of temporary or permanent residence, and may include the provision of home health and home care services for the terminally ill individual.
Hospice services means items and services provided to a patient-family unit by a hospice program or by other individuals or community agencies under a consulting or contractual arrangement with a hospice pro- gram. Hospice services include acute, respite, home care and bereavement services pro- vided to meet the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and other special needs of a patient-family unit during the final stages of illness, dying and the bereavement period.

Examples of Hospice services in a sentence

  • Services provided at either a nursing facility, chronic or rehabilitation hospital, or any combination thereof, over 100 days per Contract Year per Enrollee; provided, however, that (A) for Enrollees receiving Hospice services, the Contractor shall cover skilled nursing facility services without limitation, and (B) for Enrollees in Family Assistance such coverage is limited to six months consistent with MassHealth policy; and 2.


More Definitions of Hospice services

Hospice services means services rendered to terminally ill patients, by a Medicare certified hospice provider that are (a) covered by a Benefit Agreement and (b) ordered or authorized by PARTICIPATING MEDICAL GROUP.
Hospice services means a coordinated program of home and inpatient care provided directly or under the direction of a hospice licensed under Article 7 (32.1-162.1 et seq.) of Chapter 5 of Title 32.1, and shall include palliative and supportive physical, psychological, psychosocial and other health services to individuals with a terminal illness utilizing a medically directed interdisciplinary team.
Hospice services means a program of palliative and supportive services which provides physical, psychological, social and spiritual care for terminally ill patients and their family members.
Hospice services means palliative and supportive medical, health, and other care provided to hospice patients and their families to meet the special needs arising out of the physical, emotional, spiritual, and social stresses experienced during the final stages of illness and during dying and bereavement so that when and where possible the hospice patient may remain at home, with homelike inpatient care utilized only if and while it is necessary.
Hospice services means the provision of palliative and supportive medical and other health services to meet the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and special needs of patients and their families, which are experienced during the final stages of terminal illness and during dying and bereavement.
Hospice services means services as defined in G.S. 131E-201(5b).
Hospice services means symptom and pain management