AARP’s information on conversations about end-of-life
Description of your civil rights as they relate to healthcare and how to file a complaint
Description of your rights under Medicare
National Institutes of Aging web page on Preparing for a Visit with the Doctor
The Medical Board of California’s description of rights under the CURES Act
Department of Health and Human Services information on Privacy
Description of new rule on price transparency for 300 ‘shoppable’ services
Provides links to Medicare materials in many different languages
Extensive description of patient protections and rights under the ACA
The Dept. of Veterans Affairs also covers hospice care. The VA website offers some details for veterans who receive healthcare services from the VA.
Resources to help you prepare for a discussion with you doctor are available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
This article looks at how hospice care is paid for under Medicare.