How To Choose A Hospice
There are currently no mandatory national accreditation requirements for hospice organizations.
The best way to determine whether a particular hospice is best for you is to compare it to a check list. For example, common wisdom is not to consider a hospice that does not meet the minimum certification requirements to be certified by Medicare. For a list of basic areas to check, click here. For a more complete check list, click here. If you or a representative do not have the time to do the in depth research, consider at least obtaining the answers to the Quick Checklist.