How to Determine Eligibility:
A patient may qualify for hospice with the following:
1. If the patient is demonstrating worsening of overall condition with repeated hospitalizations, ER/Urgent Care visits and they forego aggressive measures.
2. A primary terminal illness diagnosis with other comorbidities contributing to their decline where the patient may have six months to live if the disease takes it natural course. However, patients may stay on hospice longer if they demonstrate continued decline due to life-limiting illness.
Dementia Diagnoses: Alzheimer’s type, Lewy body, AIDS Related Dementia and degenerative brain diseases
Neurological Disorders: Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, Patients in COMA and others with terminal SAH, ICH and SDH
Heart Diseases: CAD, Heart failure
Pulmonary Diseases: Pulmonary Hypertension, COPD, Lung cancer
Cancer: Any type of cancer may qualify the patient
Autoimmune Diseases: SLE, debilitating RA and others
Failure to Thrive: Patients with debility and FTT
Renal Diseases: ESRD
Digestive Diseases: GI malignancies and other irreversible GI conditions
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