Frequently Asked Questions:
Why choose home health care?
Generally, Home care is appropriate whenever a person prefers to stay at home but needs ongoing care that cannot easily or effectively be provided solely by family and friends.
What is Home Health Care?
Home Health Care is skilled nursing care and certain other health care services like physical or occupational therapy that you get in your home for the treatment of an illness or injury.
Who is Eligible for Home Health Care?
All Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries can receive home health care benefits. Also certain third party payers, and private pay insurance companies cover the cost home health care services such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana, Coventry, etc; it depends on the health insurance policy and coverage or type of benefits you have.
How Can I Get Care at Home?
To get Medicare home health care:
- Your doctor must decide that you need medical care in your home, and give a doctor's order.
- You must need at least one of the following: intermittent skilled nursing needs, or physical and occupational therapy or speech language pathology services.
- You must be home bound. This means that you are normally unable to leave home. Being homebound means that leaving home is a major effort. When you leave home, it must be infrequent, for a short time, or to get medical care.
- Contact us and we can assist with getting the care you need.
Comper Care & Rehab does not discriminate aganist any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.