Home care agencies need to be certified as HHA (Home Health Agency) for claiming Medicaid reimbursement in Washington. The reimbursement process eventually relies on the compliance of the agency, along with licensing and certification. Specific details about individual state requirements are provided by the state’s Department of Human Services.
Governing Body: Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)
One of the most generous programs in the U.S., Medicaid in Washington D.C provides health coverage to low-income individuals of all ages including pregnant women, parents and caretaker relatives, adults with no dependent children, disabled people, and seniors with household incomes up to 210% of the FPL.
One can apply for the available Medicaid programs in Washington D.C. by visiting DC Health Link.
Home care businesses require advanced solutions to integrate Medicaid into their services, and Caresmartz has been doing that across the states for home care agencies, private-duty care providers, and home care franchisors for several years. CareSmartz360 is a complete software solution to manage a home care business, and it supports all Medicaid payers, allowing businesses to focus on other operations and processes.
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