Monday, June 26, 2023

5 Facts About Home Health Occupational Therapy Services

To be eligible for home health services, patients must have a “homebound” status. In other words, it is extremely difficult for him or her to leave their home without assistance. 

Additionally, patients must be under the care of a MD, qualified NP or PA. 

Patients only leave their home for short non-frequent amounts of time. For example, to attend a doctor’s visit or a church service.

Home health occupational therapy services are covered by Medicare Part A which also includes inpatient care, skilled nursing facility care and hospice care. 

Home health OT services or services must be provided by a skilled OT or COTA to help patient improve function and/or prevent decline in function.

As always thank you for time, 


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