About us

Optum™ Palliative and Hospice Care, formerly Evercare Hospice & Palliative Care, is a national hospice provider dedicated to delivering compassionate, individualized care for patients and their families as they face serious or terminal illnesses. Our care services include hospice care, palliative care consultations and bereavement services. Each is designed to help patients and their loved ones live a full life during serious illness.

Our palliative and hospice care is provided to patients and families in 14 markets throughout the United States. Our care is provided in the comfortable surroundings where patients live to help reduce the physical and emotional suffering during serious illness.

Why our name changed

As part of Optum, our goal is to make the health system work better for everyone. We’re a global team of 65,000 people, working collaboratively across the health system to improve care delivery, quality and cost-effectiveness. We focus on three key drivers of transformative change: engaging individuals and families, aligning care and modernizing the health system infrastructure.

To that end, we are striving to make it simpler for individuals and families to navigate the health system. One step in that direction is changing our name to Optum to align with the other care services and programs offered. By using the same name, our goal is for individuals, families, partners and clients to experience greater continuity in care and service, helping them easily navigate to the care program they need when they need it.  

CHAP accreditation

Hospice care provided by Optum is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) under the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence. CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit accrediting body for health care organizations. Its purpose is to define and advance the highest level of care above and beyond the minimum standards.

CHAP accreditation demonstrates Optum's commitment to the industry’s highest nationally-recognized standards in clinical care and support. With CHAP accreditation, you can be confident that our hospice care is of the best quality.

Volunteer with us

Interested in volunteering with our hospice program? Contact us today.

CHAP accreditation

Hospice care provided by Optum is CHAP accredited, a distinction that recognizes only those providing the highest standard of community-based hospice care. Learn more.