What is Hospice?

Hospice is a program of palliative care consisting of medical, social and support services to terminally ill patients, when curative treatment is no longer possible.

Regulatory Comment Card Survey

Please click here to take a short survey about the recent vist to your facility by DADS Regulatory Services.

Seeking an Initial Parent or Alternate Delivery Site License?

Applicants seeking an initial parent or alternate delivery site license to provide licensed and certified hospice services (authorization to provide services to Medicare beneficiaries) should read Provider Letter #15-10, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Direction Regarding Workload Prioritization.

Communications

Please click here for Provider Communications.

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