Arrange for Care
You can download an Express Referral Form to fax to our Referral Department at 978-552-4401.
To refer a patient by phone, please contact our Referral Department at 978-552-4444 or 1-800-333-4799. Referral Services are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
To expedite your referral, the following information is helpful:
Date of Birth
Social Security Number
Health Insurance information
Ordering physician name and phone number
Face-to-Face Rule & Form
Effective January 1, 2011, the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, through a Final Rule released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandates that a patient’s eligibility for the Medicare Home Health benefit relies upon a documented face-to-face encounter between a patient and physician (or other approved practitioner) for the clinical reason that home health services have been ordered.
Patient Care Outcomes
|Home Health VNA||State||National|
|How often the home health team treated their patients pain||99%||98%||98%|
|How often the home health team treated heart failure patients’ symptoms||98%||98%||97%|
|How often the home health team taught patients about their drugs||97%||92%||89%|
|How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling||98%||96%||94%|
|How often the home health team checked patients for depression||97%||97%||96%|
|How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital||26%||28%||27%|
Arrange for Care
For more information on programs and services of Home Health VNA, Merrimack Valley Hospice, Private Care Services of HomeCare, Inc. or High Pointe House please contact email@example.com.