Home Health Services
Home Health care services for residents of Blount County who meet eligibility requirements are provided through the Etowah County Health Department. This agency is a Medicare/Medicaid-certified provider for home health care.
The Home Health staff are on call 24 hours, seven days a week, including holidays, by calling 1-800-463-7968. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The home health team provides professional care on an intermittent part-time basis in the privacy of the home to acutely and/or chronically ill individuals. Several treatments can now be provided in the home that were previously limited to the hospital setting.
Home Health Services Offered
- Nursing Services
- Home Health Aide Services
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Physical Therapy
- Medical Social Services
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield Participating Provider
- Other Private Insurances, including Government (Veterans Administration and Tricare)
Eligibility varies by the insurance and reimbursement requirements, and by each individual's specific medical needs. A physician order is required for all services. For more information, call 1-800-463-7968.
Page last updated: January 8, 2019