Q &A

When Should Hospice Be Contacted

Patient, family or physician may contact hospice when considering comfrt care rather then aggressive treatment.
Accord Hospice is known for the expertise and compassion of our dedicated team.
How are Services Initiated?
Fax your referral to us at
847.574.0440
24 Hour Helpline
847.780.45948

 
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Who Pays for Hospice?

 
Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance and includes medications related to comfort & diagnosis, durable medical equipment, supplies at no cost through Medicare and Medicaid. An individualized plan of care is established by the patient, family and our skilled professionals.

Who Qualifies for Hospice?

Patients whose physicians determine that they may have a life limiting illness, meet hospice criteria and chose comfort care may quality for Hospice. Common hospice diagnoses include:
• Alzheimer’s
• Dementia
•  ALS
•  Cancer
•  Cardiac Disease/CHF
•  MS
•  Dementia
•  HIV/AIDS
•  Liver Disease
•  Pulmonary Disease
•  Renal Disease
•  Stroke
•  Parkinson’s
•  Covid