Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with life-limiting illnesses. Care can begin as soon as diagnosis and is focused on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness. Patients receiving palliative care can still seek curative treatments.
Beloit Health System Palliative Care offers a variety of services, including:
Palliative care is available to anyone suffering from a serious illness, regardless of age or type of illness.
Palliative care might be right for you if:
How is Palliative Care Paid For?
Palliative care services may be covered entirely or in part by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, HMOs, or managed care programs. Beloit Health System Palliative care will bill Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance for the services provided.
Patients will be responsible for applicable co-payments and deductibles, as routinely applied by their health insurance carrier.
No patient will be denied services based on ability to pay.