Hospice by the Bay cares for nearly 3000 patients annually who have terminal diagnoses, including cancer, heart disease, ALS, pulmonary disease, stroke, liver disease and dementia, with a prognosis of six months or less.
Download the hospice diagnosis eligibility guidelines for health professionals, including Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and other staging tools, to help determine a prognosis of six months or less. We invite you to contact our team of Hospice Physicians with any questions about a patient’s elgibility or about hospice care at (888) 720.2111, day or night.
As our partners in your patients’ care, we continue to work with you while they are on hospice. Click on Physician Reimbursement on the left menu for more about the role primary and attending physicians have in hospice care.
To refer a patient to Hospice by the Bay, click on the links below for information or the fax referral form: