If on hospice are you allowed to hire private aides?

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If you are on hospice and need additional care are you allowed to hire a private aide outside of the hospice provider? To help fill in the time that hospice doesn't provide?

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Many hospices simply don't have the resources to provide more than a couple of hours a few times a week. It is also possible that your hospice may be able to provide a list of people they have worked with in the past and found satisfactory.They will not actually recommend anyone just give you the list and as said it is private pay.
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Not only what GSA and Glad wrote, but I was encouraged (very strongly!) by hospice reps with whom I spoke to do just that - hire private duty people. Their attitude was somewhat of the "not MY job" approach I'd seen once or twice during my working career.
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As guest said, private caregiver would be private pay.
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Yes, but hospice and Medicaid won’t pay for it. Family or patient will have to pay
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