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Admission Criteria

Choosing hospice is not giving up. It is making a decision to maximize quality of life by managing symptoms and controlling pain.

If you or someone you love is struggling with a serious illness, help is available through hospice care. Our hospice program is focused on providing quality, compassionate, comfort care at end of life.

Criteria is simple:

  • Physician certifies a life expectancy of six months or less if the disease progression runs its ordinary course.
  • Patient or his or her representative elects Hospice benefit.

Anyone can make a referral to Life Touch Hospice:

  • family members
  • caregivers
  • physicians
  • hospitals
  • nursing homes
  • faith communities

Ask your physician for a hospice evaluation or call Life Touch Hospice at 866-378-0388.

Life Touch Hospice covers all costs related to the hospice diagnosis including but not limited to:

  • Medications
  • Labs/diagnostics
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Respite care
  • Individual and family support
  • Inpatient care
  • Pain and symptom management

Non-Cancer Diagnoses:

  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Heart Disease
  • Respiratory/Emphysema
  • Stroke
  • Kidney/Liver Disease
  • ALS

Hospice Eligibility by Diagnosis:

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