In Order to Qualify for Hospice Care…

  • The patient’s physician must have verified their prognosis to be measured in months*
  • The patient elects no further curative treatment*
  • If the patient doesn’t have a primary care physician, Navian Hospice Hawaii will offer one
  • The patient’s primary care physician will work with Navian Hospice Hawaii to focus on comfort and symptom management
  • The patient is 18 years old or older, or has a legal guardian available to sign consent forms for care

*Some Hawaii insurance plans are making it easier for patients to get the Navian Hospice Hawaii support they need. Please check with your provider for specific benefit details, or call us to assist.

Navian hospice hawaii admissions eligibility

Referral Process

A patient can self-refer or be referred to Navian Hospice Hawaii by a family member or other physician at any time. Please call us at (808) 791-8000 to find out if hospice care would be appropriate for you or your loved one.

Step 1:  Basic information will be collected by phone; the patient’s physician will be contacted for a medical referral

Step 2:  We will schedule a visit

Step 3:  Our admission nurse will meet with the patient & family to:

  • Answer any questions or concerns the family may have
  • Explain of the role of the patient’s care team that includes the case manager, social workers, certified nurse’s aides, chaplain, volunteers, and caregivers
  • Provide an overview of insurance coverage specific to the patient
  • Provide an assessment (physical and current medications)
  • Review symptoms
  • Arrange for medical equipment for the patient
  • Obtain signatures on release and consent forms