If you’re a Northeast Florida resident living with advanced illness, you may qualify for a new kind of care that offers the comfort and support of hospice, without giving up hope for a cure.
Community Care Choices is part of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) research effort. It’s for people who qualify for hospice care but wish to continue curative treatments.
How Can Community Care Choices Help?
Our compassionate care specialists, including licensed clinical staff and other health professionals, work with you, your loved ones and your physician to provide select hospice supportive services in your home. We help you:
These services are available by phone 24 hours a day, anytime you need help. And for those times when you need someone in person, we come to you.
While we help you think through your options and support your decisions, we never make them for you. You and your family’s needs always come first, and you’re always in control.
Is it Right for Me?
Community Care Choices is for people certified by their physician with an advanced illness and meet hospice eligibility requirements, including limited life expectancy. However, it is not hospice care.
If you meet eligibility requirements for hospice care and the following criteria, you may be a candidate for Community Care Choices:
Is There a Cost?
For Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for Community Care Choices, there is no out-of-pocket cost for the select hospice services.
How Do I Learn More?
Ask your physician or call 904.407.7750 to find out if Community Care Choices is right for you.
Through the Community Care Choices Model, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) offers a new option for Medicare beneficiaries to receive select hospice services from certain hospice providers while concurrently receiving curative services from their primary care providers.