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Hospice Qualification and Availability
Hospice Services | Hospice Qualification and Availability

Who qualifies for Hospice?
Hospice care is available to individuals who are certified as having a terminal diagnosis with a prognosis of six months or less if the illness runs its normal course. Anyone may request hospice care for themselves or a loved one.

Who pays for Hospice?
Hospice care is insured under the 1982 Hospice Benefit Act. Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies offer hospice benefit plans.  Forrest General will file all claims and handle all paperwork to make your experience much easier.

Where is Hospice care available?
Forrest General Hospice is available in the following counties:

  • Clarke
  • Covington
  • Forrest
  • George
  • Greene
  • Hancock
  • Harrison
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Jones
  • Lamar
  • Lawrence
  • Marion
  • Pearl River
  • Perry
  • Simpson
  • Smith
  • Stone
  • Walthall
  • Wayne

For more information on Hospice services available in your area, contact Forrest General Hospice at: 

1414 South 28th Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 288-2500 or  1-800-844-8797     

3200A Hwy 11 N
Picayune, MS  39466
(601) 358-0025 or 1-800-844-8797 

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Forrest General is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by DNV Healthcare, Inc.

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