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ChoiceCare Home Health FAQ

ChoiceCare Home Health offers a range of services including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Pathology, Intermittent Skilled Nursing, Medical Social Work, and Home Health Aides (HHAs). Our services are designed to enhance patient care and promote independence.
Yes, ChoiceCare Home Health is Medicare-certified, and many of our services are covered by Medicare. We also accept various other insurance plans. Please contact us for more details on coverage.
To arrange for home health care services, you can contact us directly through our website, call our office, or have your healthcare provider refer you. Our team will work with you to create a personalized care plan.
ChoiceCare Home Health is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), ensuring we meet the highest standards of care. Our commitment to personalized, compassionate care and our comprehensive range of services set us apart.
Medicare does not cover 24-hour-a-day care at your home, meals delivered to your home, homemaker services (such as shopping and cleaning) that aren’t related to your care plan, and custodial or personal care if this is the only care you need.
For covered home health care services, you pay $0. After meeting the Part B deductible, you will pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for Medicare-covered medical equipment. Before starting services, the home health agency should inform you about what Medicare will pay and any costs you may incur.
Eligibility for home health care services typically depends on your medical condition and the need for skilled care. You must be "homebound," meaning you have trouble leaving your home without help or it’s a major effort to do so. A healthcare provider must certify your need for home health services.
We proudly serve patients in DuPage, Cook, and Will counties, providing high-quality, compassionate care to a wide community.
During the first visit, a skilled nurse or therapist will conduct a thorough assessment of your health needs, discuss your care plan, and answer any questions you may have. This visit helps us tailor our services to meet your specific needs.
Medicare covers medically necessary part-time or intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology services, medical social services, and part-time or intermittent home health aide care if you are also receiving skilled nursing care.
Yes, you can still receive home health care if you leave home for medical treatment or short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons, such as attending religious services.
A doctor or other healthcare provider, such as a nurse practitioner, must have a face-to-face visit with you before certifying that you need home health services. During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and physician assistants can also provide this certification.