FAQs

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Who qualifies for at home health care with Algen Health?

  • Most insurances cover home health
  • Medicare Part A covers home health 100% with no cost to you.
  • Medicare requires:
    • You must be under the care of a doctor, and you must be getting services under a plan of care established and reviewed by a doctor.
    • You must need, and a doctor must certify that you need, one or more of these:
      • Skilled Nurse or Therapist
      • The home health agency caring for you must be medicare-certified.
      • You must be homebound, and a doctor must certify that you are homebound. You may leave home for medical treatment or short, infrequent absences for non-medical reasons, like attending religious services. You can still get home health care if you attend adult day care.

Who comes to my home?

  • A nurse from our staff will come to your home to assist with your health care needs. We provide rehabilitation services such as physical, speech, and/or occupational therapy.

Does it matter what kind of home I live in?

  • We come to private residences, independent senior living communities, and assisted living or group homes.