When the time comes for a patient’s comfort care, Hospice & Homecare of Reno County’s services provide physical pain management, as well as emotional support for the patient and family.
To qualify for Hospice care, HHRC upholds criteria established by Medicare, Medicaid or the patient’s insurance provider.
Generally, a patient must be diagnosed with a life-threatening disease that suggests a six-month or less prognosis. A patient who exhibits end-stage disease indicators identified by their primary care physician may also be eligible.
Additional guidelines include, but are not limited to: