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Eligibility for Home Health Care

To qualify for admission to Oasis Home Health, Inc, the patient must be:

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  • Referred by a physician (you may ask your physician to refer to us);
  • Require intermittent skilled care : A need for at least one of the following: intermittent skilled nursing care, or physical therapy or speech-language therapy, or continue to need occupational therapy;
  • If a Medicare patient, meet Medicare’s guidelines regarding homebound status; and
  • Reside in the Greater Las Vegas area, Henderson or Boulder City.

What does homebound mean?

“To be considered homebound, there must be a normal inability to leave the home, and must require a considerable and taxing effort. Any absence of an individual from the home attributable to the need to receive health care treatment, including regular absences for the purpose of participating in therapeutic, psychosocial, or medical treatment in an adult day-care program that is licensed or certified by a State, or accredited, to furnish adult day-care services in the State, shall not disqualify an individual from being considered to be confined to his or her home. Any other absence of an individual from the home shall not so disqualify an individual if the absence is of infrequent or of relatively short duration. For purposes of the preceding sentence, any absence for the purpose of attending a religious service shall be deemed to be an absence of infrequent or short duration.”