Medicare Part Acovers hospice services if an individual is anticipated to pass away within the coming six months. This does not mean that this has to occur. A physician simpy needs to document that it would not be unexpected if this were to occur in the coming 6 months..
Hospice services can be provided for two 90-day periods and an unlimited number of additional 60-day periods. You or your health care guardian must indicate in writing your decision to receive hospice care instead of other Medicare benefits.
For up-to-date information and assistance with questions about hospice, call Hospice of Missoula at 406-543-4408).