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  Services Not Provided:
The patient and/or patient’s agent is financially responsible for charges not covered by Guardian Hospice Care. The patient and/or the patient’s agent are responsible for any share of costs, insurance deductibles, and room and board payments to nursing homes that are not covered by Medicaid.
→ Any curative treatment, medications, supplies, procedures, physician visits, futile care, or equipment that is not related to the hospice diagnosis and has not been pre-approved.
→ Private sitters.
→ Medications that are deemed no longer therapeutic (as deemed by the patient’s physician and hospice pharmacy) and should be discontinued or medication that could be replaced with a hospice formulary drug that is similar in class, action, and effectiveness. The choice to continue a non-formulary drug will result in the patient being responsible for payment of that drug.

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