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VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care services include:
To refer a patient to VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care, please call our Referral Center at 1-212-609-1900.
You can also fax the Hospice Referral Form to 1-212-290-1825.
If you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, your patient may benefit from VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care.
Core indicators for Hospice1:
For more information and disease-specific indicators, download the VNSNY Hospice Candidate Card.
*This is a helpful screening question used nationally. Actual eligibility for hospice care requires the patient’s physician to certify terminal illness (life expectancy of 6 months or less).
Hospice patients may be eligible for GIP care when symptoms are such that it is not feasible for care to be safely performed in a home or residential setting. For example:
1 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for Hospice – Determining Terminal Status (L25678), National Government Services, June 5, 2009.
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