Hospice care services are provided to:
Terminally ill clients with a life expectancy of 6 months or less can use hospice care. Hospice care can be provided in the client's home or in a long term care facility. The client must decline traditional treatment and any other care that duplicates hospice care.
NOTE: For spenddown clients, treat the cost of hospice care given in a nursing home as being incurred on the first day of the month. Treat the cost of hospice care in the home as being incurred on the day care is provided.
HFS pays for the following hospice services:
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Dulce Quintero, Secretary
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