Cornerstone Palliative Care is a specialized plan of medical care for people living with serious, maybe chronic illness with a focus on providing relief and improving the quality of life for the patient. We create for you a care plan that works alongside any ongoing treatment you are receiving from other physicians As our patient, you are surrounded by a team of professionals made up of a physician or nurse practitioner for medical direction along with a social worker, counselor and a chaplain who provide you great support for emotional and spiritual needs which arise when dealing with serious illness.
Cornerstone Palliative Care is a consideration for anyone dealing with symptoms such as:
- Uncontrolled pain
- Shortness of breath
For more information or to schedule a palliative care appointment call: 844-599-1100
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HOSPICE OR PALLIATIVE CARE?
Palliative care is designed to provide relief from symptoms of a disease or chronic illness. One doctor may very well provide palliative care while another doctor works to cure your illness. Hospice Care is for those for whom no cure is possible and is generally considered a benefit for what is expected to be the last six months of life.
HOW TO GET PALLIATIVE CARE
Usually a patient's care with Cornerstone Palliative Care begins with a recommendation from their primary care or other doctor. The most important thing to remember is that you do not quit seeing your personal physician. Our palliative care team coordinates with your other doctors to achieve the best care plan for you. Yes, there are occasions when someone is curious if they would qualify for palliative care. Cornerstone's great team of professionals can help guide you through the process to determine if it is the right plan for you. Simply call us at your convenience: 844-599-1100.
WHO PAYS FOR PALLIATIVE CARE?
Cornerstone Palliative Care can be covered by Medicare or Medicaid and certainly most private insurance plans. However, financial situations are different from patient to patient so we will work with you and your insurance provider to determine any copays or deductibles that may be required. To get answers to your questions about payment for palliative care, simply call one of our Cornerstone team members at 844-599-1100.