Hospice Care in Alaska

There are 5 hospice care locations in Alaska that Medicare can help pay for.

Aging and Outcome Concerns for Alaska

The following are some important points of focus for Alaska. The older the average age, the more hospice is needed per capita. The other two points aim to bring into focus common hospice needs and/or specific things that state does better than average.
  1. Senior Population (65+ years): 12.4%
  2. Common Hospice Conditions: Respiratory diseases, cancer, heart conditions.
  3. Care Services: Limited due to geographic isolation, with emphasis on telehealth.

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