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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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As hospice specialists, we work closely with other healthcare professionals to bring exceptional end-of-life care to the Greater Houston area. We offer resources that can assist you in caring for your patients, and we encourage you to contact us if we can be of assistance.To learn more about how Gulf Coast Hospice can help you care for your patients, please call our office at 1-866-719-2701 or 713-772-2700. Or, click here to refer a patient to Gulf Coast Hospice.