Home Health Care FAQ
How does home health care work?
Once we receive a referral to provide home health services, our expert team of caregivers will perform an evaluation and come up with a recommended treatment plan that is specific to your needs. We will work with your doctor and insurance provider to ensure that you receive the highest-level of quality care to remain safely in the comfort of your own home. If you are currently caring for your loved one at home, you may also qualify for reimbursement for the care that you are providing. Please contact us to learn more.
Who are the home health care workers?
Our expert team of home health workers include Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurse Aides, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Medical Social Workers, Private Duty Nurses, Health Maintenance Attendants, Personal Care Workers, and Relative Personal Care Workers.
Can I get paid for being my child's caregiver?
Yes! Amazing Care’s exceptional Family Provider Program allows you to receive compensation for the care that you provide to your medically-complex child all in the comfort of your own home. Even if you are not a licensed clinician, you could still receive compensation for the cares that you provide. Please contact us to learn more.
Home Health Services FAQ
What services will Amazing Care provide?
We provide skilled care in your home as ordered by your physician. This includes one or more of the following services: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Skilled Nursing, Medical Social Work, and Certified Nursing Assistant.
When will my home health care start?
Who qualifies for home health care services?
Patients qualify for home health services as long as it is medically necessary for that service to be provided in the home, and have a physician who is following their care.
What can home health care do?
Can home health care draw blood?
Yes! Amazing Care’s expert nurses are able to perform blood draws as ordered by your physician in the comfort of your own home. This service is covered by Medicaid and most insurances. Please contact us to learn more.
Can home health care administer IV fluids?
What does In Home Support Services mean?
In-home support services, or IHSS, gives you control of directing your care with independence. Participants have the flexibility of selecting their attendant and their authorized representative. The attendant can take care of their family member without a license or medical certification.
How often will Amazing Care staff come to my home?
How many hours of assistance can I receive in the IHSS program?
The number of hours allotted to patients under the In-Home Support Services (IHSS) program is dependent on the cares that are being performed. As each patient’s care needs are different, each care plan is customized to you or your loved one’s specific needs, and the number of hours is then determined in collaboration with your Medicaid Case Manager.
How do I apply for IHSS?
To qualify, a participant must have Medicaid as their insurance and a waiver that supports IHSS.
There are three waivers that support IHSS:
- HCBS-EBD waiver for persons who are elderly, blind and disabled
- HCBS waiver for persons with spinal cord injury
- CHCBS waiver that support children’s home and community-based services
Do I qualify for Home Health Care?
To receive home health care you need the following:
- A current primary care physician in the community.
- Signed physician orders certifying that you need home health care, and what services you need. If you are discharging from a facility, these orders will be initiated by your discharging physician and followed by your primary care physician.
- Some insurance providers require that patients be homebound in order to qualify for services. Homebound, by definition, means that it takes great or taxing effort for you to leave your home.
How can we care for the elderly at home?
Our expert team of health care professionals can provide services such as skilled nursing, nurses’ aides, and therapy to safely keep seniors in their homes. Some of these services include medication management and administration, wound care, blood draws, rehabilitative exercises, and assistance with activities of daily living.
What is the difference between home care and home health care?
Although the terms Home Care and Home Health Care are used interchangeably, it is important to note that there are differences in the types of skills and assistance that each patient receives. Our expert staff can assist you in navigating through the different care and treatment options that are available to you or your loved one.
Why are home health care services important?
Still have questions?
Everyone deserves to be healthy and safe at home.
Sometimes you need a little extra help to accomplish this. Amazing Care Home Health Services is an industry leader in providing safe, effective, and quality home health services for individuals of all ages and various care needs. Contact us today to learn more and get started with home health care services.