My mom just got a hospice prescription. Are all hospice centers the same?

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My dad can no longer care for her and she has survived multiple rounds of chemo and radiation over last four years for small cell and non small cell lung cancer. The doc in her home state has just identified a spot on her liver and spleen and she has chosen to forgo the biopsy at this time - she is coming to live with me for now.

I have never dealt with elderly service providers and this is all very sudden. Are all hospice providers reputable? Do I need to evaluate reviews, etc? How does one go about selecting one if she is already associated with a hospital/cancer center that provides it? Thanks!

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Wow, bringing her across state lines is the big problem. If she was on Medicaid, that will stop. If she had private insurance, you may be out of network. Any way you can avoid that?
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If you think highly of your own GP/PCP, I'd start by asking there about local services.

When you say your mother is coming to stay with you "for now", is this a short-term thing - a breathing space, just time for your mother to reassess plans, if you like - or do you expect it to become the arrangement for the duration?

I hope I'm not being insensitive, but how far ahead are you looking? Are you prepared for what you might need to deal with?
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Hopefully others will chime in here but I would recommend a non profit hospice organization. Go on line and research the resources in your area. Good luck. This is going to be difficult.
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In regards to the above question - I mean "how do I select one if she is NOT already associated with a local doctor or cancer care center?
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