Who Pays?

Hospice services are covered 100% by Medicare. It is also covered by Medicaid and most private insurance providers.  Our Americare Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation will help pay for care, especially for those who do not have insurance or the means to pay.

Americare Hospice & Palliative Care will cover the cost of medications related to the hospice diagnosis and treatments used for symptom relief to promote comfort.  Medical supplies and incontinence supplies will also be covered; this includes adult briefs, wipes, gloves, and underpads.  Medical equipment necessary to provide safety and comfort to the patient will be provided by hospice.  This includes the hospital bed, specialty mattress, wheelchair, walker, and shower chair to name a few.