Most frequent questions and answers
Home health is designed to help you recover following an illness or procedure in the comfort of your home through rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. Home health must be ordered by your physician when he or she determines your condition requires you to remain in the home for rehab and recovery.
Home Health is for short term needs and the length of service is determined by the goals of care. The amount, frequency and time period of the services need to be reasonable and the condition must improve or be maintained through therapy. The patient has to be evaluated and documentation is needed to continuously reassess the patient.
We accept many forms of insurance, and ask you contact our intake department to begin the authorization process. We can help answer your questions regarding authorization, insurance coverage and payment options. Medicaid will pay at 100% and will cost the patient no additional out of pocket expenses.
A doctor’s order is needed to begin home health, and this level of care is for short term needs and the length of service is determined by the goals of the care. The amount, frequency and time period of the services need to be reasonable and the condition must improve or be maintained through therapy.
Services provided by Superior Home Health professionals are tailored to the patient’s individual need focusing on patient-centered care. For example, checking vital signs, assessing pain, monitoring food intake and managing medications. Services provided include but are not limited to: infusion therapy, medication management, nutrition services, pain management, social worker and therapy (physical, occupation, speech).
Home Health care is designed to help patients rest, recover and receive treatment in the comfort of their own home or residence. Services provided by home health are offered with the goal of helping the patient regain independence to become as self-sufficient as possible while also managing their disease of condition.
Care is delivered directly to the patient’s residence and the patient doesn’t have to travel to receive care. All medical services are provided by skilled professionals, and the Superior Home health medical team follow the physician prescribed plan. Patients are able to regain independence and self-sufficiency at home and there is a plan in place to avoid rehospitalizations. Home Health care is typically less expensive than hospitalization or long-term nursing care.