Video FAQ

The National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) provides this brief video explanation of what hospice is.


Frequently Asked Questions about Hospice Care Answered (Video)

The Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State has released a series of short video clips addressing common questions about hospice care.

Scroll down the page to see the clips, or use the following links to go directly to any of them.



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Who qualifies for hospice?


How long can someone stay on hospice?


Why do people want hospice care?



What kind of doctors work for hospice?



Can patients see their old doctors while on hospice?


Does my primary physician have to recommend me for hospice?


Who is on the hospice team?


What happens if I have to go to the hospital with an emergency?


What is the difference between palliative care and hospice?


How is hospice paid for?


What are the full range of benefits from hospice?


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