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En español | Medicare home health care is a valuable benefit that provides a range of skilled nursing services, therapy, medical supplies and medical social services to you in your own home. Medicare covers all these services in full by paying a home health agency to provide them for up to 60 days at a time. But to get this coverage, you must meet all the conditions:
The home health care benefit is provided mainly under Medicare Part A. Its range of services includes:
To find a home health agency that Medicare has approved in your area, go to https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.html on Medicare’s website. In the original Medicare program, you have the right to choose which agency you’d prefer to use. But if you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, you may have to use an agency that’s affiliated with the plan.
For more information, see the official publication “Medicare and Home Health Care” at https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/10969.pdf.
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