Important Reminders

Admission Criteria

  • Medicare Coverage or HMO coverage
  • Referral from primary care doctor, nurse practitioner, ophthalmologist, or optometrist
  • Cannot simultaneously receive Medicare-funded services through a home health agency


  • The patient is eligible for varying amounts of service determined by Medicare regulations.
  • The patient’s ongoing progress will be monitored and documented.
  • Progress reports are sent to referring doctor.


  • Medicare covers 80% of fees.
  • The remaining 20% will be billed as a co-payment to the secondary insurance provider.
  • Medicare and most HMOs pay for the training.
  • Medicare does not currently cover the cost of adaptive equipment.