Hospice services are paid through a combination of insurance reimbursements and private funding. Hardin County Hospice is certified as a Medicare-Medicaid hospice provider. Other insurance payers offer hospice benefits.
Hardin County Hospice provides care based on need, regardless of a patient's insurance or ability to pay. Community support helps ensure that services will always be available. Gifts to Hardin County Hospice help make hospice care available to all. Gift envelopes are available for those who wish to contribute.
The patient resides within the service area of Hardin County Hospice.
The attending physician refers the patient to the hospice program.
The patient must have a limited life expectancy; months rather than years.
There must be a responsible person to provide care in the home, assisted living or nursing home.
The patient and family must want hospice care.
Our mission is to provide quality and compassionate end-of-life care for individuals and their families in the Hardin County area by addressing their physical, psychological, spiritual, and social needs regardless of ability to pay. Hardin County Hospice has continued to grow since 1988. Originally, the organization had five nurses who each worked one day a week and now has three full-time nurses. Hardin County Hospice has other full-time employees and volunteers including a medical director, pharmacist, and chaplain.
Where there are people in need, we’ll be there lending a hand, a smile, and an encouraging word.
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