Hospice services definition

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 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 program. Hospice services include acute, respite, home care and bereavement services provided 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.
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.

Examples of Hospice services in a sentence

Hospice services will be covered for Medically Necessary Hospice care but must be approved in advance by the Health Plan and provided by a licensed Hospice agency.

Inpatient Hospice services are provided in an appropriately licensed Hospice Facility when the Member’s interdisciplinary team has determined that the Member’s care cannot be managed at home because of acute complications or when it is necessary to relieve the Family Members or other persons caring for the Member (respite care).

Hospice services, with one hundred percent (100%) coverage of medically appropriate care (with no deductibles, co-pays or arbitrary day or visit limits).

Hospice services that are not reasonable and necessary for the management of a terminal illness (e.g., care provided in a non-certified Hospice program).

Hospice services are provided as determined by the plan of care developed by the Member’s interdisciplinary team, which includes, but is not limited to, the Member, the Member’s Primary Care Physician, a registered nurse, a social worker and a spiritual caregiver.


More Definitions of Hospice services

Hospice services means a range of professional and
Hospice services means items and services provided to a patient-family unit by a hospice
Hospice services means services as defined in G.S. 131E-201(5b).
Hospice services means symptom and pain management provided to a terminally ill ((individual)) person, and emotional, spiritual and bereavement support for the ((individual)) terminally ill person and 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 symptom and pain man- agement provided to a terminally ill individual, and emo- tional, spiritual and bereavement support for the individual and 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 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 hospice services that are covered by the Employees Health Insurance Plan.