Physician & Provider FAQ

This page details many of the most common questions asked by providers related to hospice and palliative care services.

An interdisciplinary team comprised of a physician or nurse practitioner, nurse, certified nurse assistant, chaplain, medical social worker, and volunteers will provide care depending on the patient’s needs. For more information click here.

Individuals may be eligible for Hospice Care when they have an anticipated life expectancy of six months or less and are focused on comfort directed care. 

Individuals may be eligible for Palliative Care if they have a life-limiting illness and could benefit from assistance with pain and symptom management, advanced care planning and/or reducing hospitalizations.  These patients may still be seeking curative or aggressive treatments.

No. When your patient comes under Hospice Care with Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, we become your partner. We will visit with your patient, keep you updated on his/her condition and advocate for the services that he/she needs. We will stay in regular communication with you regarding your patient’s condition.

You will remain the primary care physician for your patient, but he/she will also receive consultations from a palliative care physician or nurse practitioner. Our palliative care team will coordinate with you to determine the best care for your patient. 

Our hospice services can be provided in a home setting as well as skilled nursing facility, assisted living or one of our two inpatient units. Our palliative care services can be provided at home, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living or one of our 4 outpatient clinics. We provide care to all of Iredell County as well as surrounding areas.

A palliative care physician or nurse practitioner will visit your patient every 4-6 weeks. We can assist with symptom management, advanced care planning as well as assist with ordering any medical equipment or home health needs.  We do not provide CNAs or caregiver services through Palliative Care. For more information click here.

Making a referral is easy. Simply fill out this online form and we will take it from there. You may also call us anytime at 704-873-4719 or fax us at 704-872-1810. If you would like information about e-referral options, please contact our palliative care office at 704-924-4292.

Hospice care and palliative medicine services are routinely covered by Medicare and Medicaid. These services are also covered by most private health care plans although the specific coverage may vary. Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County believes that a patient’s financial situation should not be a barrier to receiving quality healthcare. 

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Statesville Office

2347 Simonton Road
Statesville, NC 28625
Phone: 704-873-4719
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Mooresville Office

1325 Mecklenburg Highway
Mooresville, NC 28115
Phone: 704-663-0051
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