How to Choose a Hospice Provider
1. How long has the hospice been in business? How is it licensed? What are its guiding principles？該服務提供者如何確保療護品質？
2. What sources of 付款 does the hospice accept (Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, no insurance)? 承保範圍包含哪些部分（用藥、居家醫療設備等等）？
3. Does the hospice team come to the patient’s home—assisted living, long term care, private residence?
4. 安寧療護是否會提供 住院療護 for acute symptom management and 照顧者 respite? Where?
5. Does the hospice provide shifts of continuous care to manage serious symptoms at home?
6. What services do hospice volunteers offer? How are they trained?
7. How does the hospice educate the family caregiver about how to care for the patient and what to expect at the end of life?
8. How does the hospice provide bereavement and grief support to families following the patient’s death?
9. Does the hospice physician make home visits? Do hospice team members have special credentials in their fields?
10. 安寧療護團隊會以何種方式實現病人的特殊願望（例如宗教偏好， 醫療照護事前指示特殊藥物／治療、文化或家庭習俗）？