to provide resources that will educate the community about the hospice benefit and everything that hospice care has to offer patients with a life-limiting illness or disease and their families. Our website contains valuable information to assist you with questions you have regarding all aspects of hospice care.
We strive to increase awareness and improve the standards associated with end-of-life care to individuals and their loved ones. In addition, Heart to Heart Hospice has compiled a list of useful links and resources, giving you the tools needed to understand hospice services and aid you during this difficult process.
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A Helping Hand: Providing Hope and Compassion - (Video 4:46)
Heart to Heart Hospice Awarded CHAP Accreditation - (Press Release)
Heart to Heart Partners with UNT - (Press Release)
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Non Profit Foundation - (Press Release)
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center - (Press Release)
USEFUL LINKSNational Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Heart to Heart Hospice is a member of the NHPCO and we support this organization’s commitment to improve end-of-life care, make hospice care accessible and provide resources to patients and their loved ones.
An NHPCO program, Caring Connections is a national consumer and community engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life and provide information to assist individuals with decisions about Hospice.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS directs the Medicare and Medicaid programs, as well as provides research and data, regulations and guidance, education and outreach, and other resources.
Department of Aging and Disability
The DADS website has resources that explain patient’s medical rights, such as advanced directive information and forms.
Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization
This organization promotes ethical practices, and fostering education and research to its member to help enhance the lives of others with life-limiting illnesses.
This site provides information and educational material for patients, families, and caregivers regarding all aspects of hospice care and services.
The purpose of the Mesothelioma Guide is to increase mesothelioma awareness and provide up-to-date support to mesothelioma patients and family members.
Mesothelioma Trust Fund
Free services for patients dealing with the cost of treatment.
The Medicare Hospice Benefit
This is a government created booklet that contains important information about The Medicare Hospice Benefit
Heart to Heart Hospice Printable PDF’s:
• HIPAA Notification of Privacy Practices: English / Español
• Guidelines for Determining Prognosis
• Hospice, the Right Choice?
• “When Death is Near” English / Español
• Medicare Home Health vs. Hospice Benefit
• Hospice Job Descriptions
• The Medicare Hospice Benefit
• Notice of Nondiscrimination and Accessibility