Absolutely! As long as it is deemed medically necessary, Medicare will pay for therapy services in the home.
No we are not. We are NOT a home care agency. We are a Medicare Part B provider. We are basically a outpatient therapy services that happens to come to the house as a service to the patient. Home care agencies bill under Medicare Part A.
Medicare has a therapy cap which determines the amount of services. This is based on a monetary amount. That being said, if the therapist determines that there is still functional progress available, additional sessions may be available.
Good article on the perils of falls in the elderly
- This article articulates from a caregiver perspective the perils and anxiety that comes with repetitive falling. Unfortunately, falls are one of the greatest threats to the elderly. Preventative action is of utmost importance! Balance and strength training to help prevent falls has been shown in the literature to be of great benefit. Ask your PT how balance training can help you! Click here to read full article