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Who is eligible for hospice?

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To be eligible for hospice care, patients must meet the Medicare and Medicaid established requirements. 

Hospice eligibility requirements:

  • Patient has been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition with a prognosis of six months or less if their disease runs its normal course

  • Frequent hospitalizations in the past six months

  • Change in cognitive and functional abilities

  • Progressive weight loss 

  • Increasing weakness and fatigue

  • Skin breakdown

  • A change in cognitive and functional abilities

  • Specific decline in condition

Do you have more questions?

If you have any questions about hospice or if hospice is the right choice please call our office and ask to speak with one of our highly qualified team members!

(330) 759-3903​

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