FAQs

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. that you receive the highest-level of quality care to be able to safely remain 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.

Payment Options FAQ

Are home health care services covered by Medicaid?

Yes! The majority of home health services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most major insurance plans. Please contact us to learn more.

Which home health care services are covered by Medicaid?

Medicaid generally covers Skilled Nursing, CNA, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Medical Social Workers, Private Duty Nursing, and In Home Support Services. These could be provided either for an acute need after a hospitalization or stay in rehab; or on a long-term basis. Please contact us to learn more.

Are home health care services covered by Medicare?

Yes! The majority of home health services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most major insurance plans. Please contact us to learn more.

Which home health care services are covered by Medicare?

Medicare generally covers home health care for home bound patients including intermittent Skilled Nursing, CNA, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Medical Social Workers.

How can I qualify for home health care services with Medicare?

Patients generally qualify for home health services as long as they are home bound (meaning it is a difficult and taxing effort to leave the home); under the care of a physician; and the services are medically necessary. Please contact us to learn more.

Are home health care services covered by insurance?

Yes! The majority of home health services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most major insurance plans. Please contact us to learn more.

What type of insurance do you accept?

While we can accept any insurance, some insurance providers are contracted with us to provide the lowest cost to patient's and family. These insurance providers are listed below:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • Denver Health
  • Evercare
  • PacifiCare
  • United Healthcare/United West
  • Secure Horizons
  • Secure Horizons - PHP
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plan
  • Most Workers Compensation and Auto Insurance

We also accept some private pay arrangements.

Will Social Security pay for a caregiver?

Although Social Security does not pay for a caregiver directly, there are other ways that beneficiaries may qualify for home health services. Please contact us to learn more.

How much do home health care services cost?

The majority of home health services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most major insurance plans. Amazing Care also provides the option to pay privately for services. 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?

Your first visit from a member of our staff will occur within 24 to 48 hours after your physician requests services. Staff will arrive sooner for any time sensitive care requested by your physician.

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?

Amazing Care Home Health Services can assist in keeping you or your loved one safely at home by providing Skilled Nursing, CNA, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Medical Social Workers, Private Duty Nursing, and In Home Support Services.

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?

Yes! Amazing Care's expert nurses are able to perform IV infusions of fluids, antibiotics, and other medications as ordered by your physician in the comfort of your own home. This service is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurances. Please contact us to learn more.

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?

All of your care is tailored to your specific needs and monitored by a physician. Once you have arrived home you will be assessed by one of our licensed medical professionals to determine the best care plan to help you recover. They will discuss this plan with you and your primary care physician after the initial assessment. All visits are scheduled with you so that you always know when to expect our staff.

How many hours of assistance can I receive in the IHSS program?

The number of hours alloted to patients under the 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: 1. HCBS-EBD waiver for persons who are elderly, blind and disabled; 2. HCBS waiver for persons with spinal cord injury; 3. 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?

Home Health is a vital service that provides the necessary assistance for the elderly, blind, disabled, and medically-fragile population to safely remain in the home setting.

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