Hospice Services

“Serenity Hospice Care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for patient care.”

 Serenity Hospice Services:

Routine Care – symptom control; patient is comfortable; care provided through scheduled visits by hospice team (nurse, CNA, social worker, chaplain, physician)
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

General Inpatient Care – short term management for out of control symptoms provided in an inpatient facility
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

Continuous Care – short term crisis care at home or in an assisted living facility with 24-hour care provided by the hospice team
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

Respite Care – 5 day maximum patient stay in a nursing facility to give the caregiver rest so he or she can continue to provide care in the home
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs.  Patient pays 5 percent of the Medicare payment amount for inpatient respite care
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 95% of costs.  Patient pays 5 percent of the Medicare payment amount for inpatient respite care
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

Medications – needed for the life limiting illness
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always
~ Medicaid Covered? Always
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

Equipment and Supplies – needed for the life limiting illness and provided by hospice-approved contractors
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

24 hour on call access to hospice staff support for patients and families
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan

Grief support, complimentary therapies
~ Medicare/ Medicare HMO Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Medicaid Covered? Always – Pays 100% of costs
~ Private Plan Covered? Depends on your plan