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Palliative Care

During a serious illness, palliative care can help you feel better in mind and body.

Trust the caring palliative medicine staff at Ballad Health to help you reduce symptoms – including pain, anxiety and depression – so you can live as well as possible.

What Is Palliative Care?

Palliative medicine helps take care of your physical, emotional, spiritual and social concerns.

Depending on your needs, you may get help from several types of professionals, such as:

You may benefit from palliative care if you have any serious medical condition, including:

Palliative Care Differs from Hospice Care

Ask for palliative care during any advanced illness, even as you receive medical treatment.

Seek hospice care only when you’re nearing the end of life and no longer receiving medical treatment to make the disease stop or slow down.

Insurance Covers Palliative Care

Most insurance plans cover palliative care. Call your insurance provider to make sure.

Palliative Care Locations

400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-6111
16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1000
58 Carroll Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 883-8000