Does Medicare pay?
Medicare will pay for a physician consultation.
Does private insurance pay?
Most insurance companies will pay for needed physician services such as a home visit, visit to another place of residence, to our on-site outpatient clinic, or to a hospital.
Are there limits to services or additional support?
Keystone Medical Services’ program consists of physician visits to evaluate and treat any symptoms that are hard to control, plus any additional support services needed. Unlike many providers, Keystone has nurses and social workers available.
How long can a patient receive palliative care?
This will depend on your individual care needs and the coverage you have through Medicare, Medicaid, or other insurance. Our counselors can help explain your coverage and assist in exploring the best options for you.
Where are services provided?
Patients come to Keystone’s on-site outpatient clinic or members of our care team come to you when needed, wherever you live: in your home, in an area facility, or hospital.
Is palliative care new?
Palliative care is increasingly recognized as an essential part of healthcare. Here at Keystone, we are experts with extensive training and resources in easing discomfort and suffering in a gentle, caring environment involving both you and your loved ones.