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1. What areas do you cover?
2. What does homebound mean?
For a patient to be eligible to receive home health services under both Medicare part A & B, the law requires that an individual is confined to their home.
There exists a normal inability to leave the home, without a considerable and taxing effort.
Absences from the home are infrequent, for short periods of time, to receive health care treatment.
3. What services are provided/available?
Skilled nursing (Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses)
Home Health Aides
4. How do I get home health services?
Check with your physician if your physician feels that home health is appropriate for you, an order is required. Once the order is received, you will be contacted to schedule a time for a health care professional to come to your home and do an assessment to determine the qualifications for services.
5. Who pays for home health services?
Home Health services can be paid for by the patient/family
Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration, private third party payers such as long term care and health insurance companies and managed care groups
6. What if I have a problem at night or on the weekend?
Pikeville Medical Center Home Health has a Registered Nurse on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.
7. Are your employees background checked?
Yes, all employees undergo a thorough employment background check.
8. Are your home care employees CPR certified?
Yes, all employees involved in patient care are CPR certified when hired and every 2 years thereafter.
PMC Home Health
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Letcher County: 606-633-4639
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