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Hospice Quick Overview

When Should Hospice Be Contacted?

Hospice can be contacted when patients and family make a choice for palliative (comfort) care rather than curative treatment. Hospice offers patients the choice to complete their lives with dignity, purpose and peace.

Care One Hospice is known for the expertise and compassion of our dedicated team. If your Medicare coverage is currently assigned to an HMO, you may elect Care One Hospice as your hospice. You may continue to see your personal physician. Read more

 Send your referral to us at 866-952-2734, or fax to 866-861-2455


Who Pays for Hospice?

Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medi-Cal and private insurers.  Admission to Care One Hospice is based on the patient’s needs rather than the ability to pay. Hospice care includes pain medication, durable medical equipment, supplies, and personal care at no cost through Medicare or Medi-Cal. Most health plans and HMOs also include hospice coverage. An individualized plan of care is established by the patient, family, and our skilled professionals.


Who Qualifies for Hospice?

Patients whose physicians determine that they may have a life limiting illness and who choose comfort care quality of Hospice. Those patients include, but are not limited to, those having diagnoses such as:

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Dementia
  • Liver Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal/Kidney Disease
  • Stroke