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Sharp HospiceCare's Transitions Advanced Illness Management Program is designed to provide home-based palliative care and management for patients with advanced progressive chronic illness. Every person is unique and the program is adapted to match each patients physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
Our specially trained staff, including nurses, social workers and other team members, provide pain and symptom management, advanced health care planning, education about the disease and community resource referrals. Your physician will continue to oversee and manage your care in conjunction with the Transitions Team.
What Are the Goals of the Transitions Program?
Who Qualifies for Transitions?
Who Pays for Transitions?
If you belong to a senior commercial HMO plan, Transitions may be covered by your health insurance. Traditional Medicare fee-for-service plans will not pay for Transitions. Questions about financial coverage can be directed to the Sharp HospiceCare Intake Department at 619-667-1900.
For More Information
To learn more about Sharp HospiceCare's Transitions Advanced Illness Management Program, please call 619-667-1900 or toll-free at 1-800-681-9188.
To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for San Diego doctors or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about hospice care, read the Home Care and Hospice News archive.