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Definition of «Hospice»

Hospice: A program or facility that provides special care for people who are near the end of life and for their families. Hospice care can be provided at home, in a hospice or another freestanding facility, or within a hospital. See also: Hospice care.

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  • Hospice

    Hospice Services, Make a Donation, Find a Local Hospice, Frequently Asked Questions, The Hospice Concept, What Questions Should I Ask About Hospice Care.

  • Home (Hospice Foundation of America)

    Hospice Foundation of America is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care.

  • Medicare costs for hospice up 70% - USATODAY.com

    Medicare costs for hospice care have increased more than in any other health care sector as for-profit firms gain a larger market share.

  • Connecticut Hospice - First Hospice in America

    Connecticut hospice, the first amercian hospice, started the hospice movement in America. commonly known simply as hospice, we are still setting the national standard for ...

  • Spending on Hospice Care Jumps More Than 50 ...

    The amount of money Medicare spent on hospice care increased more than 53 percent between 2005 and 2009 to $12 billion, according to a government report. Hospice care ...