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The professional and caring services that your organization provided for our loved one at the will never be forgotten. The book that you provided helped the family understand the full process of transitioning, it was very comforting. Each day you kept him clean and made the end of his life a comforting experience. We can’t thank you enough.

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Everything we felt our brother needed, from the custom requests for breakfast, to a different bed, Nevada Hospice Care responded immediately without question. As they monitored my brother on a daily basis, they recommended changes to us so that we could make the decisions for our brother.

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Not only did they take excellent care of my mom , they were also there for me. Very professional caring people. I really don’t know what I would of done without them. They are the best.

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To all members of Nevada Hospice who assisted my mom. Thank you all for your compassion and kindness to my mom and myself during the last hours of her life. I will always remember your kind words to me. You are a wonderful group of people.

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02. Patient & Family Education

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What is hospice

Most hospice care is provided in the comfort of your own home or a home of a family member or wherever patients call home. This could be a private residence, a family members home, a nursing facility, or an assisted living facility

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Hospice Is a Choice

When medically necessary, acute symptoms management is provided wherever the patient chooses to live. Our staff will work in shifts up to 24 hours/day so the patient can avoid hospitalization.

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Hospice Is Not Giving Up Hope

If a patient's needs cannot be managed at home, inpatient beds are in local facilities, and, in some cases, Nevada Hospice Care inpatient units. We will provide around-the-clock hospice care to manage uncontrolled symptoms until the patient can return home.

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Hospice Is Full of Hope

There is a common misconception that choosing hospice means giving up hope. The facts about hospice, however, prove otherwise. Given the time, hospice actually relieves suffering, promotes dignity, and facilitates closure for patients and families. Those are the benefits of hospice care.

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Hospice Puts the Patient & Family in Control

There is a common misconception that choosing hospice means giving up hope. The facts about hospice, however, prove otherwise. Given the time, hospice actually relieves suffering, promotes dignity, and facilitates closure for patients and families. Those are the benefits of hospice care.

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Myths & facts

There is a common misconception that choosing hospice means giving up hope. The facts about hospice, however, prove otherwise. Given the time, hospice actually relieves suffering, promotes dignity, and facilitates closure for patients and families. Those are the benefits of hospice care.

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There is no limit to the time a patient can be in Hospice

Hospice is for patients who have 6 months or less to live according to a doctor, and it can be extended when needed. In surveys, family members often say,"We wish we had known about hospice sooner."

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Hospice provides home medical equipment and supplies related to the cause of the illness

This includes shower chairs, oxygen tanks, hospital beds, toileting supplies, and more.

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Hospice supports the family

After a patient passes, hospice addresses emotional and spiritual pain suffered by loved ones for more than a year.

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Most hospice patients do not have any out-of-pocket expenses

Medicare Part A covers up to 100% of the cost of hospice care related to a hospice-eligible patient's illness with no deductible or co-payment. Private or employer-provided health coverage can vary.

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Who pays

There is a common misconception that choosing hospice means giving up hope. The facts about hospice, however, prove otherwise. Given the time, hospice actually relieves suffering, promotes dignity, and facilitates closure for patients and families. Those are the benefits of hospice care.

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Myths & facts

There is a common misconception that choosing hospice means giving up hope. The facts about hospice, however, prove otherwise. Given the time, hospice actually relieves suffering, promotes dignity, and facilitates closure for patients and families. Those are the benefits of hospice care.

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Hospice is for people with advanced illnesses

Hospice is comfort care for patients with severedisease, no matter their age, culture, beliefs, or cause of illness.

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Hospice can happen anywhere

Hospice is a service that comes to the patient. Patients at home feel better, surrounded by the faces and things they know and love.

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Hospice is a choice

Patients can leave, or "revoke their hospice status," at any time for any reason. Patients can also come back to Hospice at any time, as long as they meet hospice eligibility guidelines.

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Patients can keep taking some medicines while on Hospice

Hospice patients get medicines that bring comfort and improve quality of life.

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Hospice gives medicines as needed to help with symptoms

Hospice doctors try to provide just enough medication to manage symptoms and ease the pain.

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Family or friends provide care with support from the hospice team

Family or friends are the primary caregivers, supported and trained by an expert team that makes regular, scheduled visits. For patients who live in assisted living communities and nursing homes, the hospice team works together with the facility staff.

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What to expect?

A highly trained and experienced Hospice Admissions Representative will schedule a personal consultation with you and your family.

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Hospice eligibility requirements.

To be eligible to elect hospice care under Medicare, an individual must be entitled to Part A of Medicare and certified as being terminally ill by a physician and having a prognosis of 6 months or less if the disease runs its ordinary course.

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Eligibility and Diseases

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Hospice Services Covered by Private Insurance:

For those not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid, payment for Hospice can come from private insurance or an HMO, since these also include a hospice benefit.

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Insurances Accepted at Nevada Hospice Care:

Aetna PPO and HMO Amerigroup Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem Community Care

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How Do You Pay for Hospice Care?

For those not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid, payment for Hospice can come from private insurance or an HMO, since these also include a hospice benefit.

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Who Pays for Hospice Care at Home?

The Medicare Hospice Benefit covers end-of-life services related to a patient's terminal diagnosis in whatever setting the patient calls home, whether that's a traditional residence, an assisted living facility, or a nursing home. Wherever Hospice occurs, all services related to the terminal diagnosis are covered up to 100% by Medicare Part

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Does Medicare Pay for Hospice?

When a cure isn't an option, most patients opt for comfort at home, among familiar things and familiar people. The Medicare Hospice Benefit provides access to services that address the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs that accompany a terminal illness.  

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Who Pays for Palliative Care

How to Choose a Hospice or Palliative Care Provider: Choosing a hospice provider is one of the most important decisions you will make for yourself, a loved one, and your family. By law, every hospice program must offer the same essential services to patients and their families. So how can you be sure you're choosing the best hospice program?

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Hospice is not a place

Those who choose hospice services near the end of life do not "go into"Hospice, but receive services where they live. This could be a private residence, assisted living community, or nursing home. Some hospitals have hospice beds; however, the intention of Hospice is to deliver hospice services to the patient wherever he/she calls home.

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Loved ones and relatives are not kept from participating in caring for the hospice patient.

In fact, they're a part of the team. Every patient has an interdisciplinary team that starts with the patient and family: patient, family caregiver, physician, nurse, social worker, chaplain, hospice aid, bereavement specialist, and volunteer. A plan of care is created that family and loved ones carry out at home to the extent they are willing and able.

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Hospice is not a last resort.

When medical treatments can no longer cure a disease, hospice professionals can do many things to control pain, reduce anxiety, offer spiritual and emotional support, and improve quality of life for terminally ill people and their families.

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Hospice has no religious affiliation

Hospice provides chaplains and other spiritual counselors from all faiths and no faith. They respect all cultures and points of view and are there to lend support and discuss the patient's and the family's feelings.

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Hospice is not just for cancer patients

Indeed, cancer patients make up a large number of hospice patients. However, anyone who has a terminal illness, whether it's heart disease, COPD, liver disease, kidney failure, stroke, ALS, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, or any life-limiting condition, is eligible for hospice care.

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Hospice care is not expensive

Hospice is usually less costly than conventional care during the last six months of life. Hospice is an all-inclusive benefit covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Medi-Cal, and most private insurance companies. Under Medicare, there are no co-pays for physician visits, nursing care, medications, hospice equipment, or medical supplies related to the patient's primary illness.

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03. Why Choose Us

Everyone Deserves Our Best Services

Hospice Home Care

Most hospice care is provided in the comfort of your own home or a home of a family member or wherever patients call home. This could be a private residence, a family members home, a nursing facility, or an assisted living facility
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Intensive Home Comfort Care

When medically necessary, acute symptoms management is provided wherever the patient chooses to live. Our staff will work in shifts up to 24 hours/day so the patient can avoid hospitalization.
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Inpatient Care

If a patient’s needs cannot be managed at home, Nevada Hospice Care will help find available inpatient beds at local facilities that are convenient for the family.  We will provide around-the-clock hospice care to manage uncontrolled symptoms until the patient is able to return home.
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Respite Care

Limited up to five consecutive days and nights respite care provides a brief “respite” for the patient’s primary caregiver, by admitting the hospice patient to an inpatient setting or existing residence without meeting the “inpatient” pain and symptom management criteria.
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04. About Us

Support When You Need It Most

In every life situation, we have a choice as to how we react. At no time is this more profound than in facing the end of life of a loved one.

These months, days, weeks, and moments can be among life’s most precious – and that is precisely the reason that Nevada Hospice Care exists. We will do everything in our power to ease pain, provide physical and emotional comfort to support our patients, their families, and their friends.

Nevada Hospice Care Las Vegas is a community-based organization with an ongoing mission to find creative solutions that add quality to end-of-life care. The caregivers at Nevada Hospice Care hold steadfast to the patient and family focus values of hospice care.

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05. Testimonials

Family Testimonials

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The professional and caring services that your organization provided for our loved one at the will never be forgotten. The book that you provided helped the family understand the full process of transitioning, it was very comforting. Each day you kept him clean and made the end of his life a comforting experience. We can’t thank you enough.

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Everything we felt our brother needed, from the custom requests for breakfast, to a different bed, Nevada Hospice Care responded immediately without question. As they monitored my brother on a daily basis, they recommended changes to us so that we could make the decisions for our brother.

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Not only did they take excellent care of my mom , they were also there for me. Very professional caring people. I really don’t know what I would of done without them. They are the best.

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To all members of Nevada Hospice who assisted my mom. Thank you all for your compassion and kindness to my mom and myself during the last hours of her life. I will always remember your kind words to me. You are a wonderful group of people.

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