ELECTION AND REVOCATION OF HOSPICE CARE
§ 1130.41. Election of hospice care.
(a) Election statement. If a recipient who meets the eligibility requirements for hospice care elects to receive that care, the recipient or the recipients representative shall file, with a particular hospice, the election statement specified in Appendix B.
(b) Effective date of election. An election date may not be a date that is earlier than the date the election is made.
(c) Change of designated hospice. The recipient or the recipients representative may change the designation of the hospice from which the recipient wishes to receive care once in each certification period as defined in § 1130.3 (relating to definitions). To change hospices, the recipient or the recipients representative shall file with the hospice from which care has been received and with the newly designated hospice, the change of hospice statement specified in Appendix C.
This section cited in 55 Pa. Code § 1130.61 (relating to prerequisites for coverage).
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