Payment for Services

Who Pays for Home Health Care Services?

Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care/ insurance plans cover many of the home health care services we provide However, in CT Medicare will cover home healthcare services for people who fit the following critera:

  • Verified by your doctor that you need medical care in your home
  • You need one of the following : skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language therapy
  • You must be homebound.   Being homebound means that leaving the home requires a taxing effort.  When you do leave the home, it must be for a short, infrequent duration such as to obtain medical care, attend religious services, attend graduation ceremony, receive a haircut, or go to adult day care.