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Old 05-28-2018, 05:41 PM
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wdemo
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Originally Posted by Buoy Scout View Post
Hospice is paid by Medicare and is for the last 90 days of life. She likely did not have hospice for two years, though I suppose she might have surprised them and lived longer than they expected? Hospice is daily or several times/week visit by a nurse to administer palliative care to the terminally ill. Usually, morphine. If you want someone to stay overnight, then yeah, it's on your nickel.
She was under hospice care for two years. She was evaluated every 6 months to see if she still met the criteria.
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