To receive hospice care, anyone -- a doctor, family member or the person needing care -- may request services. To refer a patient to Wissahickon Hospice:
Call (215) 247-0277 or 1 (800) 700-8807 and ask for the Admissions Office.
Please provide the following information to the Admissions Coordinator:
Patient Name, Address, Zip Code and Telephone Number
Date of Birth (DOB)
Social Security Number
Diagnosis and Prognosis
Main Family Contact and Telephone Number
Admitting Physician Name, Hospital Affiliation and Telephone Number
Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Family Physician & Telephone Number
Insurance Company Name and Patient ID Numbers
Brief Medical Summary
(including patient's current mental and ambulation status)
Other Agencies Servicing Patient and Telephone Numbers
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