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What is the Average Cost of Hospice Care? Average Hospice Care Price

Hospice services generally provide adequate care and treatment to terminally-ill patients, aimed at minimizing their pain. Available in the United States since 1970s, Hospice is more a concept of care and is the ideal option for a patient, whose life expectancy is usually less than six months. Hospice care can be offered at home or in a hospital. The costs differ for cancer and non-caner patients and also depend on their age. The average cost of hospice care for hospitalized patients is $2,500.It is covered under various insurance schemes.

by Susan White on Fri, 11/05/2010 - 19:22

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