Understanding Medicare

What is Medicare? Medicare is a national health care program funded by the U.S government. The program was created as part of amendments to the Social Security Act in 1965 to give coverage to people ages 65 and older who didn’t have any health insurance. It is now administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and […]

What is Home health?

Many times in my career, I’ve come across patients who can benefit from the services offered by Home health agencies. But, what are those services? How can you obtain services? and what are your personal rights and responsibilities? This blog will briefly answer these questions and provide links where you will find more in-depth information […]

Home Health Services

What are Skilled Services? If you or a loved one have found yourself in an acute hospital setting or has been around an in-patient medical facility, you may have come across the terms Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Skilled services, or Skilled Nursing care. In essence, skilled care refers to the care or treatment a patient […]