Frequently Asked Questions about Home Health Services
What is the value of home health?Because there’s no place like home. Studies show that patients often recover more quickly at home. That’s because they can receive care in a familiar, comfortable environment with loved ones nearby – without the disruption of traveling to the hospital for therapy or other treatments. With Palestine Regional Home Health Services, you will have the same quality and resources of the hospital available to you at home. And you can be confident that our professional clinicians are qualified to care for you and your loved ones as we have met the national quality standard set by The Joint Commission.
Am I eligible for Home Health Services?Our services are available to anyone in need of healthcare at home for an acute or chronic medical condition. Home Health Care is prescribed and directed by the patient’s physician. Hospitalization is not required prior to receiving services.
Our home care services are a cost-effective alternative to a lengthy hospital stay. For those patients who meet criteria, many insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid offer extensive home care benefits to their subscribers. Eligibility and payment programs vary with coverage.
How will I pay for Home Health Services?
What Do I Do Next?A referral may be made by your doctor, hospital, nursing home or other patient service agency. A free admission screening can be arranged to determine whether home care is appropriate. Screenings can be performed in the hospital, at a long-term care facility or in your home. HomePoint Health Services will work with you, your family, and your physician to develop a healthcare plan designed especially for you.
Palestine Regional Home Health Services provides compassionate home care to patients in Anderson, Houston, Leon, Freestone, Limestone, Hill, Ellis, and Navarro Counties.
For more information, call 903.723.5037 or Toll Free 877.780.6957.