WHO CAN REQUEST SERVICE?
A request can be made by anyone, but our services can only be provided with an order from a physician.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
- Homebound individuals
- Individuals who need intermittent care
- Individuals with health conditions that require skilled medical care from a health care professional
HOW DOES A PATIENT ENROLL IN OUR SERVICE?
They can enroll after being discharged from a hospital, from a nursing home, referred by your primary physician, referred from the community or by your friends, clergy, and others. You can also call our office for self-referral.
WHO PAYS FOR OUR SERVICES?
The patient’s personal doctor prescribes our services, which are usually paid for in full or in part by Medicare or other private payment or third-party payers.
HOW SAFE IS MY CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION?
Not only Good Shepherd Health Care, but all of our contractual providers strictly abide by the rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Every patient is advised of their rights and duties to the privacy and confidentiality of their information, which we at Good Shepherd Health Care will safeguard with utmost care.
Got More Questions?
Please call us at 773-478-1784 for an immediate response.