Get to Know Medicare Home Health

Most older Americans – like Ms. Alice – want to receive care at home as they age. The Medicare Home Health Benefit offers older Americans the opportunity to receive compassionate, personalized, quality care where they feel safe and motivated to improve and maintain their health.

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Medicare home health offers clinically advanced care.

Medicare home health provides services to patients who are homebound and require skilled care. Home healthcare is generally less expensive, more convenient, and as effective as care provided in institutional settings.
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Home health patients are vulnerable.

Home healthcare patients are among the sickest and most vulnerable beneficiaries in the Medicare program. Quality home healthcare services allow these patients to remain in their homes and receive necessary skilled nursing and therapy services.
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Voters overwhelmingly support home health funding.

92 percent of registered voters believe it is important for the federal government to maintain Medicare coverage for at-home health care to allow seniors to recover and rehabilitate at home.
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