Frequently Asked Questions
Everyone has questions about their healthcare. Below are some frequently asked questions. If you don’t see exactly what you are looking for, please give us a call. We are happy to help!
Who provides my care?
Palliative care is provided by a specialty-trained team of doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses and others who work together with a patient’s primary care physician and other specialists to provide an extra layer of support.
How often will I be seen?
Palliative care is based on your unique needs. Our team of clinicians will work with you to determine the frequency of visits.
What insurance do you accept?
- We accept most major medical insurance providers including Medicare & Medicaid. We will bill your insurance company directly. There may be a copayment or deductible if the service is not fully covered by your plan. Please contact our office at 267-422-8240 if you have a specific questions or requests.
Is palliative care right for me?
Palliative care is appropriate at any age and any stage of a serious illness and can be provided alongside curative treatment. Approximately 90 million Americans are living with serious illness. Illnesses most frequently treated by palliative care are cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease just to name a few.
How do I get palliative care?
Simple, you just have to ask! You can call us at 267-422-8240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get started!
What are the benefits of palliative care?
Studies have shown that palliative care can have many benefits for both patients and their families. These studies that those being seen by a palliative care team have fewer symptoms, greater emotional support and increased patient and family satisfaction.