For the majority of Community Hospice patients over 65 and enrolled in Medicare, the cost of their hospice care is fully covered by the Medicare Hospice Benefit, with no out-of-pocket expenses for the patient or family. Hospice care also is covered through the Florida Medicaid Hospice Benefit and most private insurance plans. Community Hospice can help patients register for the Medicaid Hospice Benefit.
However, our care is provided regardless of an individual's ability to pay. We receive generous contributions from community supporters that allow us to care for our neighbors this way.
While there are typically few, if any, out-of-pocket costs for most Community Hospice patients, some instances where a patient may be responsible for costs associated with his/her care include:
We are available to help you understand your options and ease your concerns. Contact us today for a free information packet or visit to fully explain our services and coverage under the Medicare Hospice Benefit.