Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

Arizona

Adult and pediatric palliative care is provided through a hospital-based consultation service. An outpatient palliative care clinic is available three days a week.The Sherman Home on-site hospice program also is available in conjunction with Hospice of the Valley.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 800-446-2279 (toll-free) 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Florida

Palliative care is provided through a special consultation service with outpatient consultation available two days a week and home visits available as needed. Mayo Clinic in Florida also has a palliative care training program for doctors. Mayo staff work with Community Hospice of Northeast Florida to ensure that your end-of-life needs are met.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 904-953-0853 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Minnesota

Inpatient and outpatient palliative care is provided through a special consultation service. The Division of General Internal Medicine offers a Symptom Management, Pain and Quality of Life Clinic for outpatient consultation. Minnesota provides pediatric palliative care services through a combined pain and palliative care program for children. Palliative care specialists work with Mayo Clinic Hospice as well as other hospice services.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 507-538-3270 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

Becoming a Patient

See information on patient services at the three Mayo Clinic locations, including transportation options and lodging.

Jul. 22, 2011