How Do I Qualify for Home Health?

There are many factors that qualify you for home health such as having a condition that makes it difficult for you to make frequent trips to the doctor’s office or outpatient therapy.To qualify for home health you must be at least 18 years old, and be under the care of a physician that certifies you require home health care on an intermittent basis. There are varying qualifications depending on whether your payer source is Medicare, Medicaid, VA, private insurance or private pay.

There must be a reasonable expectation that the patient’s needs can be adequately and safely met in the home. In most cases if you have medicare and need home health, medicare pays 100%. A Pineywoods accepts medicare,medicaid,VA, and private insurance. Remember it is your choice! You have the right to choose your home health care agency.

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