Who Is Eligible For Medicare?

To be eligible for home health care under Medicare:​

  • ​​​You must be covered by Medicare
  • You must have a need for skilled services in the home such as nursing, physical therapy or speech therapy
  • You must be under the care of an attending Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.), or Podiatrist (D.P.M.) who signs orders for home care
  • You must be essentially homebound, requiring reasonable and taxing effort to leave home