Admission-Criteria
Admission Criteria
Choosing hospice is not giving up. It is making a decision to maximize quality of life by managing symptoms and controlling pain.

If you or someone you love is struggling with a serious illness, help is available through hospice care. Our hospice program is focused on providing quality, compassionate, comfort care at end of life.

Criteria is simple:
Physician certifies a life expectancy of six months or less if the disease progression runs its ordinary course.
Patient or his or her representative elects Hospice benefit.


Anyone can make a referral to Life Touch Hospice:

family members
caregivers
physicians
hospitals
nursing homes
faith communities

Ask your physician for a hospice evaluation or call Life Touch Hospice at 866-378-0388.

Life Touch Hospice covers all costs related to the hospice diagnosis including but not limited to:

Medications
Labs/diagnostics
Medical equipment and supplies
Respite care
Individual and family support
Inpatient care
Pain and symptom management

Non-Cancer Diagnoses:

Alzheimer’s/Dementia
Heart Disease
Respiratory/Emphysema
Stroke
Kidney/Liver Disease
ALS


Hospice Eligibility by Diagnosis:

Download our list of Early Indicators of Eligibility Sheet










866-378-0388
Indicators of Hospice Eligibility