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VOTO Home Health is a Medicare certified and Joint Commission accredited Home Health agency serving patients in King County, WA providing licensed Home Health services in both King and Pierce County, WA. VOTO has been a licensed home health and home care provider since 2007 in Washington. The Portland office of VOTO Health Care received home health licensure in 2013.
Washington became Joint Commission accredited with Medicare certification effective May, 2013. Oregon is scheduled to become Joint Commission accredited with Medicare certification during 2013.
VOTO Home Health offers skilled health care at home through the interdisciplinary practice of clinicians reimbursed by Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance. These services include Skilled Nursing, Social work, Home Health Aide, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy.
Home Health services are provided according to physician order and consistent with the standards of care in the Medicare Conditions of Participation and Joint Commission requirements. Homebound requirements may apply according to payer requirements. Home is the patientís place of residence including an adult family home or assisted living.
Referrals and Payment for Services:
Home Health referrals may be initiated by discharge planners in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long term care services and directly from physician offices or community organizations. Family members in need of assistance in securing home health services are welcome to inquire regarding eligibility for home health services. All services must be ordered by a physician to qualify for Home Health care coverage.
VOTO has developed contracts with insurance companies to facilitate direct billing for home health services. Medicare and Medicaid services are contracted through the home health agency and are billed directly to the state or fiscal intermediary.