WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES UNDER THE MEDICARE BENEFIT

To qualify for home health services a patient must:

  • Be homebound-requiring assistance to leave home;
  • Need intermittent care or instructions;
  • Require the services of a skilled healthcare professional that will coordinate and provide medical treatments or special procedures prescribed by the patient's physician; and
  • Must be under the care of a physician who is willing to provide the Agency with orders.