Medicare Services and Homecare Benefits
To qualify for Medicare benefits for homecare services, the patient must:
- Be a Medicare beneficiary
- Be under the care of a physician
- Have a skilled homecare need, ordered by a physician including one or more of the following: skilled nursing, physical therapy or speech therapy
- Be homebound or require a considerable and taxing effort to leave the home for medical care or an occasional outing
If you have further questions regarding Medicare qualifications for homecare services, Northern Arizona Homecare will help you to understand the benefit and the options available.