GRMC Home Health is a full Service Agency that provides care to individuals in the comfort and privacy of their homes. Due to advances in technology and training, out professional staff can offer patients and their families affordable care and education in a psychologically pleaseing environment.
Under a physician's direction a multifaceted treatment plan is developed. This plan provides for a patient's physical and emotional needs and offers optimum support for recovery. This multi-disciplinary approach is coordinated by the patient's GRMC Home Care Registered Nurse. The RN coordinates a team of skilled, caring professionals who provide the health care and services which allows the patient to remain at home.
Medicare - GRMC Home Health Care is a Medicare certified agency. Certain Criteria, outlined in the Medicare guidelines, must be met for medicare insurance coverage. These include, but are not limited to the following:
The patient must be homebound, not necessarily confined to a bed. A patient may leave home; however, it must require a considerable taxing effort. These absences from home must be infrequent and of short duration. Absences from home to receive medical treatment may include outpatient kidney dialysis, outpatient chemotherapy and outpatient radiation therapy. Patient's residence may be a house, an apartment, a relative's house, a home for the elderly or any other institution considered to be the patient's residence. Hospitals, skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities do not qualify under medicare guidelines as places of residence. The patient must be under the care of a physician who has approved a plan of care indicating types of services required by the patient, their frequency and duration of these services. This plan will be reviewed by the patient's physician every 60 days.
The skilled services provided include speech therapy, occupational therapy and skilled nursing on an intermittent, reasonable and necessary basis. Patient condition, complexity determining whether services requiring nursng skills are reasonable and necessary.
Services for skilled observation and assesment are covered for a limited time under medicare when the likelihood of change in a patient's condition requires nursing skill to evaluate the need to modify treatment.
For specific guidelines on Medicare coverage call GRMC Home Health at 256-538-2273 or 888-538-2273.
Other payment options include Medicaid, Champus, Commercial Insurance, Provate Pay and Worker's Compensation.
GRMC Home Health was established in 1993 and is an equal opportunity employer.
GRMC Home Health is accredited by The Joint Commission Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and are members of the National Association for Homecare (NAHC) and the Alabama Association of Home Health Agencies (AAHHA).
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