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Who Pays for Hospice:


    The Hospice Medicare Benefit covers all fees for the services of the Hospice team, plus the cost of all medications, medical equipment, ancillary therapies and supplies related to the symptom management of the Hospice condition.

    All insurance companies and HMOs operating in the State of New York are required by law to provide a Hospice benefit.

    Hospice charges no co-payments or deductibles and bills Medicare directly for everything that is covered under the Medicare Hospice Benefit.

    Hospice of New York is a preferred provider for most HMOs and insurance companies in New York.

    Uninsured patients are provided comprehensive Hospice services by Hospice of New York without discrimination.

    Hospice of New York is a participating provider in the New York State Aids Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).