Empath Home Health

The palliative home health program significantly improves quality of life for home-bound patients as well as their caregivers. When you enroll in Empath Home Health, you are served by an entire team of home health care experts dedicated to your unique situation. Team members are experts in pain and symptom management, nursing care and various therapies. Trained volunteers are also available for extra support.

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We accept Medicare and the following managed care insurances:

Insurance Company
Aetna 
BCBS – Florida Blue, Blue Select
BCBS – Health Options
BCBS – Medicare Advantage
BCBS – Network Blue, Preferred Patient, Traditional
BC Be Healthy – ACA Plan
CareCentrix
CarePlus 
Children’s Medical Services
Coventry HealthCare Division of Aetna
Humana Tricare – Military
Magellan – Thru Coastal Care Services
Simply HealthCare 
Suncoast PACE
Sunshine State Health Plan
United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
Wellcare/Staywell

Empath Home Health
Via CareCentrix
Via CareCentrix
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Contract in Place
Contract under Integrated Home Care Service
Contract under Wellcare
Via CareCentrix
Contract in Place
Single Case Agreement
Contract under Integrated Home Care Services
Contract in Place
Single Case Agreement
Accepts Out of Network
Single Case Agreement

  • Visits from nurses and certified home health nurse aides
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Wound care and Infusions
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Disease-related education and management
  • Caregiver training on transferring patients, creating a safe environment and personal care assistance
  • Evening and weekend support

If your insurance provider isn’t listed, please bring it to our attention. We’re here to discuss your care needs as well as help coordinate a physician referral.

Eligibility

Insurance providers establish criteria for receiving Empath Home Health services. Most follow Medicare guidelines for home health services, which are listed below. We encourage you to talk to your provider about specific requirements.

  • Patient must be homebound (leaving home for short periods of time requires “considerable and taxing effort”)
  • Care must be deemed medically necessary
  • Care must be intermittent
  • Patient requires at least one skilled professional service
  • Physician directs care in collaboration with Empath Home Health
  • Must have a signed physician’s order
  • Care and services must be administered where patient lives

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