Brisas Hospicio (Brisas Hospice) provides home care services for people with terminal illnesses with a life expectancy of six months or less. These services are covered by Medicare Part A for all age groups, including children, adults and the elderly, during the final stages of their life.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THESE BENEFITS?
Patients are eligible for hospice care when:
A doctor (if they have one) and the medical director of hospice care certify that the patient is terminally ill and that he/she probably has less than six months to live.
The patient signs an agreement choosing hospice care instead of the ordinary benefits for his terminal illness.
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5 Calle Luis Muñoz Rivera
Vega Alta, PR 00692
SUPPORT SERVICES, ACCORDING TO NEED
DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
The durable medical equipment within the scope of coverage must be ordered by the physician and in accordance to the patient’s needs to relieve and manage his condition. Delivery will be prioritized according to the date it was ordered.
Respiratory therapy machine
Medical supplies will be available for weekly delivery according to the patient’s need. Some of the medical supplies that are covered are:
*Data collected in unaided surveys administered by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services