Serenity Hospice

Your Covered Services

Hospice care provides a specially trained team and support staff to help you and your family cope with your illness.

Most hospice patients are covered by Medicare or Medicaid; however, private insurance is often accepted. All services listed below are covered by Medicare and Medicaid at 100% with no deductible or coinsurance when they are related to your hospice diagnosis and part of your approved hospice plan of care:

  • Medical evaluations/services provided by Hospice-employed physicians and nurse practitioners.
  • Physician office visits to your primary care physician.
  • Registered Nurses to provide in-home visits, hands-on care and care coordination for your health care needs.
  • Registered Nurse available by phone 24/7 to answer questions and provide in-home visits when needed.
  • Hospice aide and homemaker services.
  • Social work services to provide both emotional support and practical information. They are knowledgeable of a variety of community services which can provide additional support including: Meals on Wheels, alternative housing options, end-of-life planning, and insurance applications, just to name a few.
  • Spiritual counseling and support from hospice chaplains. These individuals are knowledgeable and respectful of a wide variety of religious and spiritual traditions.
  • Volunteer support (friendly calls, visits and general support).
  • Physical, speech and occupational therapy when needed to relieve symptoms.
  • Dietary counseling.
  • Grief support and loss counseling for up to thirteen months after the patient’s death.
  • Drugs related to your hospice diagnosis.
  • Drugs for symptom control and pain relief.
  • Medical equipment (such as wheelchair, hospital bed, walker, etc.).
  • Medical supplies (such as diapers, catheters, wound supplies, etc.).
  • Short-term care in a hospital for control of hospice symptoms.
  • Short-term respite care in a nursing home for up to five days at a time if your caregiver needs a rest.
  • Around-the-clock, in-home care for short periods in the event of an acute medical crisis.

The hospice benefit DOES NOT cover the following services:

  • Treatment or medications intended to cure your illness.
  • Prescription medications not directly related to your hospice diagnosis.
  • Care from another provider that is the same care you are receiving from hospice.
  • Nursing home room & board (with the exception of Respite care).
  • Care from any provider for your hospice diagnosis that was not pre-approved or arranged by your hospice team (includes Emergency Department visits, ambulance transportation or hospitalization).

Please fill out our contact us form or call us at 503-639-0600 to learn more about how Serenity Hospice can help you and/or your loved ones, today.

About Serenity Hospice

"I don't want to be alone, I want my death to be happy, I don't want to be hurting." She was a younger adult, living with friends that cared about her, but couldn't provide for her care, her family lived at a distance, she was scared. Our promise: No one dies alone, afraid, or in pain. "We'll be there for you," we said as we looked her in the eyes and held her hands. And we were.
There are many hospices, but only one Serenity Hospice. At Serenity, we take our commitment to providing care at the end of your life or your loved ones life as seriously as if you were our own family member. We have cared for our own family members. We believe your journey should be focused on living each of your days fully, however YOU define that. That means we provide care for all aspects of your life: physical, emotional, spiritual. We care for you and those who care about you. We do this by doing "Whatever it Takes When it Matters Most." We do it by holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards and with the integrity you would expect of someone coming into the most intimate places of your life. Explore this site to see the impact our care has had on others at the end of their life. Discover our exceptional care to Veterans, check out who will care for you, including our complimentary alternative therapies, or give us a call for further information. We look forward to being of service to you on this most sacred of journeys.

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Contact Us

Serenity Hospice, Portland
11481 SW Hall Boulevard
Suite 200
Tigard, OR 97223
Phone: (503) 639-0600
Fax: (503) 639-0699