Home Health

SKILLED CARE: Home visits by a licensed nurse, nurse aides, physical, speech or occupational therapists and medical social worker for patients needing skilled care in addition to intermittent post-hospitalization care, which includes but not limited to wound care, injections, I.V. therapy, catheter care and other skilled nursing procedures that cannot by performed by a non-medical person. There is not an age limit to the skilled care program

Medicare eligibility:Home Health

1. Care prescribed by physician
2. Intermittent care prescribed by physician
3. Homebound
4. Be expected to improve
5. Medicare Part A or B
6. Age – No minimum or maximum

Medicaid eligibility:

1. Care prescribed by physician
2. Intermittent care prescribed by physician
3. Be expected to improve
4. Current Medicaid card
5. Age – No minimum or maximum

Private Insurance:

1. Care prescribed by physician
2. Approval from your insurance carrier
3. Age – No minimum or maximum

EXTENDED CARE: Medically necessary services provided by a licensed nurse under the direction of the recipient’s physician in their place of residence. Example: Ventilator-dependent, Intravenous drug therapy, Hyperalimination.

Medicaid eligibility:

1. Care prescribed by physician.
2. Current Medicaid card.
3. Patient approval by Medicaid program.
4. Prescribed by physician.
5. Age – No minimum or maximum.

Private Insurance:

1. Care prescribed by physician.
2. Approval from insurance carrier.
3. Prescribed by physician.
4. Age – No minimum or maximum.

Private Pay:

1. Care prescribed by physician.
2. Age – No minimum or maximum