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Time Limit on Hospice Care

There is no limit as long as there are professional criteria for hospice care. First, the physician determines that the patient has six months, or less, of life. Berta M. Rodriguez, Palliative Care Social Worker with Baptist Health South Florida, says hospice is re-evaluated within 90 days. Dr. Ana Viamonte-Ros, Medical Director of Palliative Care & Bioethics with Baptist Health South Florida, talks about pain management.

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