Home Health

Home Health Basic

HOW TO ACCESS:

Physician

ELIGIBILITY:

All Medicaid recipients.

Medically Needy (Type Case 20 & 21) recipients are not eligible for Aide Visits, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language Therapy.

COVERED SERVICES:

  • Intermittent/part-time nursing services including skilled nurse visits.
  • Aide Visits.
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech/Language Therapy


COMMENTS:

Recipients receiving Home Health must have physician's prescription and signed plan of care.

PT, OT, and Speech/Language Therapy require Prior Authorization.

CONTACT:

Michelle Renee
225/342-6888

Home Health Extended

HOW TO ACCESS:

Physician

ELIGIBILITY:

Medicaid recipients 0 to 20 years of age.

COVERED SERVICES:

Multiple hours of skilled nurse services.

All medically necessary medical tasks that are part of the plan of care can be administered in the home.

COMMENTS:

Recipients receiving extended nursing services must have a letter of medical necessity and physician's prescription.

Extended Skilled nursing services require Prior Authorization.

CONTACT:

Michelle Renee
225/342-6888