Top Indicators for Medicare Home Health

If one or more of the following conditions apply to you, you may qualify for Medicare covered home healthcare:


  • Recent Hospitalization
  • Recent Discharge from Skilled Nursing or Rehab facility
  • Frequent visits to Emergency Room or Urgent Care Center
  • Calling A Physician Multiple Times a Week
  • New or Changed Medication
  • Non-Compliance with Medical Treatment or Medications
  • Recent Falls
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vestibular Issues
  • Uncontrolled Diabetes
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Post-Operative Surgical Care
  • Wound Care
  • Social Service and Coordination with Community Resources
  • Transition into ALF

In order to qualify for Medicare covered home healthcare, any of these conditions must be diagnosed and prescribed by a Medical Doctor. Medicare coverage is provided for a maximum of 60 days per episode. After any 60 day period, re-certification is needed from a Medical Doctor.