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1. What areas do you cover?
• Floyd County
• Pike County
• Letcher County

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
• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Therapy
• Social Worker

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
Phone: 606-218-4570
Floyd County: 606-886-1884
Letcher County: 606-633-4639

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