Working with a variety of payors is essential for successful use of home health care services. Academy Health Care Services, Inc has one of the broadest choices of payors. Our ability to work with many different payors allows us to provide quality care while allowing the client to use their own medical health care Coverage.
Academy Health Services, Inc. is certified to participate in the Medicare program by the Federal Government. This program pays for comprehensive home care services for Medicare-eligible patients who meet Medicare criteria. Our office meets with referral sources to determine if a particular patient satisfies Medicare criteria.
Academy Health Services, Inc. is certified to participate in state Medicaid programs. There are many different Medicaid programs. These include the traditional programs that support the care needs of those meeting Medicaid financial eligibility criteria. There are also many programs designed to serve special needs patients, for both skilled and non-skilled care. Academy Health Services, Inc. can consult with referral sources on the various health care programs that might be available.
COMMERCIAL INSURANCE/MANAGED CARE/THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATORS
Academy Health Services, Inc. probably works with more "commercial" payors than any other home care company. This means we can care for more patients than most anyone else. It also means that we have the policies, procedures and protocols to perform effectively within managed care settings.
Home health care can be an effective part of treating and caring for those injured at work. We work with insurers, state programs, claims managers, case managers and physicians to provide care that promotes return to work and the best utilization of home care services to assure good outcomes and satisfaction.
We work with patients, families and financial advisors to provide home care services on a self-pay basis. In fact, we provide care for hundreds of patients every day, a strong endorsement of our service responsiveness and good care. This includes skilled nursing as well as non-medical supportive services. Academy Health Services, Inc. is one of the few companies that is a leader in both fields, allowing us to care for patients across time and with all payor sources.