Unique Physical, Spiritual, And Emotional Needs Require Extraordinary Care.
Although the root of hospice care is medical in nature, Holistic Care Home takes a holistic approach to serve the unique needs of patients and their families as thoroughly as possible. Our team of palliative care-certified physicians, registered nurses, social workers, and spiritual care counselors deliver integrated programs and specialized therapies and truly set the Holistic Care Home experience apart.
Exceeding Expectations Makes The Difference.
Because hospice care emphasizes supportive services, such as pain control and home care, the benefit allows for home health aid and personal comfort items, which are limited under Holistic Care Home’s main coverage programs. However, services for an unrelated condition or injury, such as a broken bone or unrelated diabetes, are still covered as a regular Holistic Care Home benefit.
Hospice care is provided in three benefit periods, and each benefit period requires prior authorization. The first two periods are each 90 days. The final period comprises an unlimited number of 60-day periods, each of which requires recertification of the terminal illness. If a beneficiary revokes a hospice election, any remaining days in that period are forfeited.
There are four levels of care within the hospice benefit:
Care within the four levels may include physician services, nursing care, counseling, medical equipment, supplies, medications, medical social services, physical and occupational services, speech and language pathology and hospice short-term acute patient care related to the terminal illness.