Q: Who is eligible for home care?
A: To be eligible for Banner Home Care services, patients must be under a doctor’s care, who can help create and review their personal plan of care. Patients must have doctor certifications that they are homebound with a need for skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech-language pathology services or occupational therapy.
If you believe home care may be right for you, talk to your doctor or find a doctor. We believe in an integrated approach to care, which means you are directly involved in the decision-making process every step of the way.
Q: How do I pay for home care?
A: Medicare, insurance companies, veteran’s benefits or AHCCS in Arizona may pay for home care services and products. You can also directly pay out-of-pocket for the services and products.
Q: Will insurance cover my home care expenses?
A: Banner works with most insurance companies so you can focus on your health.
Q: What services are included in home care?
A: In most cases, we provide comprehensive skilled home care services. Custodial tasks, such as meal preparation or bathing, are usually not included in our home care program.
Q: How long does home care last?
A: The length of home care depends on each patient’s unique situation. Each home care plan is catered to our patient’s needs and length of treatment will vary depending on the conditions that are being managed and treated.