Home care is provided to patients who are unable to leave their
home for some medical care. These include patients that are able
to leave home but require assistance such as those restricted to
a wheelchair, or those who use walkers, canes or other assistive
devices. Personal care can be provided to individuals who may have
a chronic long term condition but they are medically stable. This
patients can received assistance with personal grooming Home care
also includes homemaker services. In this case, the patient may
not need medical care, but they are unable to perform tasks, such
as cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, etc.
Medicare/Medicaid will pay for medically necessary home care
for patients who are disabled or 65 years or olders who are unable
to leave their homes. It is important to understand that Medicare/Medicaid
will NOT pay for what it considers maintenance care. For example,
you loved one has diabetes but the condition is stable and simply
requires daily monitoring. However, if the was a recent problem
related to the diabetes such as a hospitalization. These services
would be paid by Medicare/Medicaid if the physician approves and
the patient meets other Medicare/Me dicaid criteria.Medicaid will
pay for Personal Care and Homemaker services to eligible individuals.
Many insurance companies will provide this benefit. You need to
contact your insurance carrier to find out. Of course, you may pay
our agency directly for services.
The rates are follows:
Skilled Nursing, physical, occupational, speech therapy: $95.00
Home Health Aides $15.00 per visit HomeMakers/Personal Care:
I find out if home care is appropriate for my loved one?
Contact us below or call us at (314) 367-6500. We will contact
the doctor to determine if home care is appropriate. After contacting
the physician, we will call you about the physician's plan of treatment
for your loved one.