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Reimbursement For Services

Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance plans with a hospice benefit will cover most costs associated with hospice care.

The following benefits are covered when related to the hospice diagnosis:

Home visits by the hospice team, which can include:

  • Hospice physician
  • Hospice case manager nurse
  • Certified home health aid
  • Medical social worker
  • Chaplain
  • Bereavement counselor
  • Hospice volunteer
  • Pharmacist
  • Medications related to the hospice diagnosis
  • Medical equipment / supplies
  • Respite care
  • Inpatient or crisis care
  • Bereavement services
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Dietary counseling

Providence Hospice of Seattle believes that everyone should have access to appropriate care. Please call our Access Services Department at (800) 221-8022 with specific insurance and reimbursement questions. For patients without insurance or the ability to pay, we assist patients and families in exploring other possible resources.