Where are palliative care consultations provided?
  • Hospitals
  • Patient’s own home
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Long-Term care facilities
  • Oncology clinics
  • Outpatient offices
Who is eligible for palliative Care?

Anyone who has a physician’s order and whose diagnosis of a serious illness is eligible for palliative care.

Where can palliative care be provided?

Palliative care can be provided in a private home, nursing facility, assisted living facility or in a hospital.

Are there any restrictions with palliative care?

There are no restrictions with palliative care. Patients may continue to receive curative/life-prolonging treatment.

What are the costs associated with palliative care consultations?
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance programs cover the costs of palliative care consultations.
  • Palliative care consultations do not preclude other providers from billing for their services.
  • For people without reimbursement for healthcare, we provide charity care when needed.