What is home health?

“Home health” refers to medical services provided at the patient’s residence. The residence can be a private home or assisted living facility. The home health services typically include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical social work and in-home aide; may also include medical equipment and supplies.

Who pays for home health?

Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurance plans have a home health benefit. Additionally, our expert financial staff can help you understand your coverage provisions and will contact your insurance company to determine your specific benefits.

Who can receive home health?

Individuals of all ages and with a variety of health care needs can receive home health services. As the name implies, this service is for people who require assistance from a health care professional at home. Medicare, Medicaid and insurance companies require medical orders from a physician before care can be initiated.

If you feel that you or a loved one may benefit from home health, we are only a phone call away. A member of our experienced staff can work with you and your physician to determine if this is right for you.