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How do you pay for palliative care?

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Most insurance plans cover palliative care treatment in full or partially. Typically, Medicare and Medicaid also cover palliative care. If you're concerned about costs, speak to a social worker from the palliative care team.

From: How to Find Palliative Care WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Nursing Research: "Palliative Care".

Caring Connections: "How Can Palliative Care Help Me?"

Getpalliativecare.org.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Center to Advance Palliative Care.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine (AAHPC).

National Institutes of Health: Clinical Trials on Palliative Care.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 16, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute of Nursing Research: "Palliative Care".

Caring Connections: "How Can Palliative Care Help Me?"

Getpalliativecare.org.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Center to Advance Palliative Care.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine (AAHPC).

National Institutes of Health: Clinical Trials on Palliative Care.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 16, 2019

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