Commonly Asked Home Health Questions and Answers

Home health is often prescribed as part of a care plan following a hospitalization, a surgery, a skilled nursing facility visit or a change in health.
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Medical Social Services
  • Dietitians
  • Home Health Aides
A patient who is homebound, meaning it is extremely difficult for the individual to leave the home setting. This patient needs to be followed by a medical doctor, and require skilled care on a part-time or intermittent basis to improves, maintain, prevent, or further slow your health condition.
Home health services can be paid for by: Public third-party payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, the VA, and private third-party payers such as health insurance companies and managed care.
We have agencies placed throughout the southland to service the following California counties: Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Diego, and Ventura.
The frequency of home health visits is based on the doctor’s order and the patient’s needs, and may vary, but most commonly are one to two times a week. Visits are usually an hour or less.
Home health clinicians provide one-on-one care for patients in their homes. Home health care may involve assisting patients with basic needs such as bathing and dressing, as well as more specialized services such as physical therapy, wound care, medication management, and IV therapy.
To qualify for home health care, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be considered “homebound,” based on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) criteria
  • Require skilled care on a part-time or intermittent basis to improve, maintain, prevent, or further slow your health condition
Medicare Part A generally covers skilled nursing care in a skilled nursing facility under certain conditions for a limited time. Medicare Part A and Part B may also cover other home health services such as: Physical therapy. Speech-language pathology services.

Some of the Many Distinguishing Features of Los Robles Home Health

Clinical Liaisons

Our nurse liaisons helps to bridge the communication and care between facilities and home health

Coverage Area

Our breadth in coverage makes us a valuable partner for doctors and hospitals throughout Southern California

Electronic Medical Records

Los Robles Healthcare continues to drive innovation into the hands of our clinicians

Insurance

Similar to the breadth of our coverage area, our vast number of contracts makes us a home health option for nearly all Southern California residents

Joint Replacement Program

Our seminar series, going on its eleventh year, has prepared thousands of patients for hip and knee replacement surgery

Nurse Practitioners

With rising acuity comes greater clinical challenge — our Nurse Practitioners bring solutions to challenging clinical environments

PT/INR

PT/INR testing monitors how well the blood-thinning medication is working to prevent blood clots, and our
program offers doctors access to regular updates

Rapid Response

Once again, our breadth gives our care partners a reliable partner able to provide clinical services responsibly

Supply Drops

Wound, ostomy, and incision care continue to challenge our community, and our drop shipping partnerships ensure timely delivery of product

Telehealth

Telehealth provides vital readouts in the home setting, providing our clinical care managers monitored meaningful data

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