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  • A specialty of medicine focusing on the symptoms, pain, and stress of serious illness.

    In simple terms, palliative medicine is specialized medical care provided in combination with curative treatment of serious illness. Palliative services are provided to patient in whatever setting they call home. Palliative medicine does not replace current clinical care. Rather, it is a medical specialty to address symptoms and care management.

  • Palliative Care is: 

    • For anyone who is severely or chronically ill
    • A medical specialty
    • Not dependent on prognosis
    • Medicare Part B billing
      (E/M- Evaluation and Management)
    • Consultative
    • Medication reconciliation
    • Goals of care discussions
    • Pain and symptom management
  • Skilled Nursing

    Skilled nursing services are offered to teach and assist in management of chronic or new health conditions. Some examples of skilled nursing services may include; teaching or administration of injections, wound care dressings, catheter care, tube feeding, and education on disease management.

  • Medical Social Services

    A medical social worker works with individuals who are in need of psychosocial assistance. They provide case management and coordination of community resources. Medical social services also provide assistance with the social and emotional effects of coping with acute and chronic illnesses in the home.