Q: How do I become eligible for Medicare home health services?
A: You may arrange for our services following a consultation with your physician and call our agency office to inquire about eligibility. However, a patient generally qualifies for these services if he or she is homebound. This means that leaving home is difficult and infrequent. The patient must also be under the care of a physician who requires him or her to receive skilled nursing or therapeutic treatment on an intermittent basis.

Q: What requirements does Medicare have for home care services?
A: If you qualify for Medicare, Medicare pays 100% of approved services furnished in your home if you meet certain requirements; you must be homebound or confined to your home and you must need skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy. These services can be provided in your home even if you have not been hospitalized.

Q: What does Medicare pay for under the home health benefit?

  • Visits by a nurse to give skilled care
  • Visits by a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Therapist
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Medical Supplies

Q: What will Medicare not pay for under the home health benefit?

  • Full-time nursing care
  • Medications
  • Personal Comfort or convenience items
  • Meals delivered to your home

Q: Who can get Home Health Services?

  • Any client who is under the care of a physician.
  • A client who cannot leave home unassisted for required medical care.
  • A client who has a need for skilled nursing care, physical, occupational, or speech therapy services.
  • Our staff can assist you in determining your insurance coverage and how we are able to best assist you.

Q: Do you care for individuals who have been in car accidents?
Yes, we do. We also cater to patients with brain injuries as well. Other services include: 24/7 home care, personal injury care, private duty care, auto no fault home care. You can check out our Services page for more information.

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