Home health care is a wide range of health related services that is provided in the person served home. Home health care means exactly what it sounds like – skilled medical care provided in the home setting. Home health includes broad care given by health care professionals, including skilled nursing service and supportive rehabilitation services (Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy).
Continuous Nursing Care (CNC) - long stay.Continuous nursing services for persons served who requires more individualized nursing care and where longer duration of skilled service is required and recommended by the treating physician to be provided for extended periods up to 60 days, further extension of service must be recommended and determined by the assessing/treating physician and to be accompanied with supporting documentation.
Continuous Nursing Care (CNC) - long stay.A skilled nursing service provided for fewer than 7 days each week or less than 8 hours each day (part time nursing care) for a period up to 30 days for person served, family or non-skilled care giver can be trained to provide a health service safely and effectively or for persons served who are expected to improve over time, further extension of service must be recommended and determined by the assessing/treating physician and to be accompanied with supporting documentation. The treating physician, who certifies the person served eligibility for home health services, will be the same physician who establishes, signs the plan of care and determine the frequency and duration of service.
Supportive Home Health Services.Rehabilitation services that is delivered by skilled physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy at the person served home, and should be expected to result in a significant improvement in the person served health condition and functional capabilities within a reasonable and defined period of time, or require a skilled therapist to safely and effectively establish a maintenance therapy program
Disease Management.Disease Management focuses on enhancing overall health and well-being or persons served with chronic illness through an integrated care approach. Disease management services assist persons served comprehend the aspects affecting their health and help them in doing changes toward improved health outcomes.