Eligibility for Services
- Typically, patient must be homebound which means that he/she leaves their home infrequently except for medical reasons and when they do so, it requires a great deal of effort and usually the assistance of someone else.
- The patient typically would require periodic or intermittent care, not continuous care throughout the day. Typically, this care would not be required every day.
- Care must be provided under a doctor's order or under the direction of a physician.
- Care must be medically necessary.
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