Medicare Home Health vs. Non-Medical Home Care: What’s the Difference?


March 31, 2015
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Often people ask, “Why do you make seniors pay for home care services, when Medicare covers that at no cost?” Yes, it is confusing!  Medicare is available as a means to treat a medical need. Medicare providers fill a very important role in the medical needs of seniors in our community! But those Medicare agencies don’t provide the basic chores of daily living. These are offered by Private Duty agencies (also called “Non-Medical Home Care”). 


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