Wikis > Who can refer a patient to hospice care?
Anybody can suggest hospice care but to get admitted the patient needs to meet the criteria.

referral sources are :

  • Patient / family
  • Friend
  • Primary-care physician, specialists, or hospital doctor (hospitalist)
  • Local hospitals and urgent-care centers
  • Medical social workers
  • Nursing homes or skilled nursing facilities
  • State health department
  • Health insurance carrier
  • Local home health agency
  • etc