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Your Rights & Responsibilities
As a home care patient, you have the right to be informed of your rights and responsibilities before the initiation of care/service. when a patient has been judged incompetent, the patient's family or guardian may exercise these rights as described below as they relate to:
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RESPECT AND CONFIDENTIALITY
you have the right:

1. To be treated with consideration, respect, and dignity, including the provision of privacy during care.

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FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF CARE
you have the right:

1. To be informed of the extent to which payment of the hospice services may be expected from Medicare, Medicaid, or any other payer.

SELF DETERMINATION
you have the right:

1. To refuse all or part of your care/treatment to the extent permitted by law and to be informed of the expected consequences of said action.

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SELF DETERMINATION

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1. To refuse all or part of your care/treatment to the extent permitted by law and to be informed of the expected consequences of said action.

2. T be informed in writing of rights under state law to formulate advance directives.

3. To have the organization comply with advance directives as permitted by state law  and state requirements.

4. To be informed of the organization's policies and procedures for implementing advance directives.

5. To receive care whether or not you have an advance directive(s) in place, as well as not to be discriminated against whether or not you have executed an advance directive(s).

6. To be informed regarding the organization's policies for withholding of resuscitative services and the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, as appropriate.

7. To not participate in research or not receive experimental treatment unless you give documented, voluntary informed consent.

8. To be informed of what to do in an emergency.

9. To participate in consideration of ethical issues that may arise in your care.