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Nephrologist Referrals

If your patient has an exacerbation of a preexisting condition, acute onset of a new diagnosis or new medication, home health services could be covered 100% by Medicare if the patient meets the eligibility requirements.

Supported Diagnoses:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Cystectomy
  • Dysuria
  • Glomerulonphritis (Bright’s Disease)
  • Hematuria
  • Hypertension
  • Infection treatment
  • Kidney infection/disease
  • Nephrostomy
  • Prostate disease
  • Prolapse
  • Post-operative care
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Renal failure
  • Skin disorders
  • TURP
  • Urinary diversions
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary retention
  • UTI, acute or recurrent

Home Care Services May Include:

  • Assessment of patient needs and condition
  • Bladder training
  • Catheter care
    • Care of Foley catheter
    • Suprapubic catheter changes and management
    • Observation of contents and amounts
    • Observations of hydration
    • Teaching catheter care, including irrigation
    • Straight catheterization for residual urine
  • Dressing changes (aseptic)
    • Suture removal, drain care, packing, etc. (with specific orders)
    • Assessment of surgical incision
    • Teaching aseptic procedure
    • Monitoring for signs and symptoms of infection
  • Enteral/Parenteral therapies
  • IV therapy
    • IV medication*
    • Care of implanted ports
    • IV hydration
  • Instruction on disease management
  • Lab work**
  • Medication instruction
    • Adverse reactions
    • Medication compliance
  • Nutrition management
  • Ostomy/Urostomy care and management
    • New stoma care, dressing, discharge observation, skin care
    • Teaching ostomy care and irrigation
    • Diet for ostomy patient
    • Skin and wound assessment
    • Assessment of difficult wounds and slow healing wounds
  • Pain management
  • Skin care
  • Wound care

*Only specific medications are reimbursed through Medicare.

**Is not a qualifying skilled service.

 

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