Why home health services?

Home health care is often less expensive, just as effective, and more convenient than services received in a hospital or skilled nursing community. Our aim is to help you heal, restore or regain a certain level of function or independence, and slow disease progression and cognitive decline. 

JOL Healthcare comes to you, wherever you call home, to meet your skilled nursing and rehabilitation needs.

What services does home health provide?

  • Our experienced nurses specialize in:
    ▪ Post-acute care
  • ▪ Dementia care management
  • ▪ Disease management, especially CHF, COPD, & diabetes
  • ▪ Wound care
  • ▪ Post-op, orthopedic care
  • ▪ Catheter care
  • ▪ Tracheotomy/ventilator care
  • ▪ IV infusion therapy
  • Our experts in rehabilitation provide:
    ▪ Physical therapy
  • ▪ Occupational therapy
  • ▪ Speech therapy

Our caring certified nurse aides assist with all activities of daily living. Our medical social workers connect psychosocial needs with the resources to meet them. Additionally, home health provides advanced symptom management through palliative care.

Who is eligible for home health services?

According to Medicare.gov, an eligible patient “must be under the care of a doctor and must be getting services under a plan of care created and reviewed regularly by a doctor. You must need, and a doctor must certify that you need, one or more of these:

▪ Intermittent skilled nursing are (other than drawing blood)
▪ Physical therapy, speech-language pathology, or continued            occupational therapy services.  

These services are covered only when the services are specific, safe and an effective treatment for your condition. The amount, frequency and time period of the services needs to be reasonable, and they need to be complex or only qualified therapists can do them safely and effectively. To be eligible, either: 1) your condition must be expected to improve in a reasonable and generally predictable period of time, or 2) you need a skilled therapist to safely and effectively make a maintenance program for your condition, or 3) you need a skilled therapist to safely and effectively do maintenance therapy for your condition. The home health agency caring for you is approved by Medicare (Medicare certified).

You must be homebound, and a doctor must certify that you’re homebound.

Who pays for home health services?

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and/or Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) cover eligible home health services like these:
  • ▪ Part-time or “intermittent” skilled nursing care
  • ▪ Physical therapy
  • ▪ Occupational therapy
  • ▪ Speech-language pathology services
  • ▪ Medical social services
  • ▪ Part-time or intermittent home health aide services
  • ▪ Injectable osteoporosis drugs for women

JOL Healthcare is also contracted with many commercial insurance providers, as well. We verify all benefits and advise of coverage prior to initiation of care.

Why choose JOL Healthcare as your home health care partner?

In central Texas, you have A LOT of options for a home health care partner, and knowing who to trust can be overwhelming.

If you are a patient or family, you want a trustworthy, consistent team that will provide great care.  As needs change or disease progresses, you want someone to help anticipate next steps and provide education and comfort.

If you are a referral partner, you want a home health provider that understands your needs and can meet those needs consistently and efficiently.

JOL Healthcare delivers.

As a company, what sets JOL Healthcare apart and above the rest is our clarity of mission, our “why,” and how we deliver on it.

Our Five Core Values: Passion, Professionalism, Integrity, Compassion, and Collaboration are what guide us on our mission to positively impact 1,000,000 lives through home health and hospice.

We work seamlessly as a Cohesive Team, offering the very best in Comprehensive Care, providing Concierge Communication.

We’re educators, healers & comforters, customer service and community ambassadors, and practice builders.

We strive to recruit and retain the very best professionals in the industry. We continue to educate our clinicians and staff and support work-life integration, because we know that cared for people provide better care.

What next? How do I move forward with home health care?

Call us at 512-786-4198.

We’ll either answer your questions and address your concerns on the phone or set a time that’s convenient for you and your family to meet in person.

Then, we’ll request some clinical information and an order from your doctor and schedule a time for a clinical evaluation and start of care. The process is simple, but we want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the best choice for yourself and your family.