Generally, Medicare and/or Medicaid will cover the cost of home health services for those patients who meet either program’s eligibility requirements. Private insurance companies, managed care organizations, and workers’ compensation plans may also pay for home health services.
Hospice services are provided by Wythe Hospice of Southwest Virginia to patients and their families across Southwest Virginia.
Hospice is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance. Hospice is available to individuals with end-stage illness for which there is no cure. But hospice care is not limited to the last few days of a patient’s life, it can provide support throughout the final stages of illness up to six months.