FAQ

What services does NP Housecalls offer?

We offer the types of services you would receive in a tradition doctor’s office, including physical examinations, laboratory services and diagnostic testing such as x-rays, EKGs, ultrasounds and more.

Am I eligible for Nurse Practitioner home medical care?

If you have difficulty getting to a doctor’s office, then house call visits are likely covered in the same manner as a regular visit to doctor’s office.

What insurances do you accept?

We accept most health plans, including Medicare Part B and the majority of replacement plans. Deductibles or co-payments required for medical services are handled in the same way as a trip to a physician’s office. Additionally, we offer private pay options.

How often does my Nurse Practitioner come out to visit?

Each patient is seen as medically necessary based on your Nurse Practitioner’s assessment and your plan of care. In any event, one of our providers will see you at least twice a year.

What are the hours that the Nurse Practitioner visits patients?

Our Nurse Practitioners generally see their patients between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Does NP Housecalls work with home health care?

Yes. Home health care nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists (and more) can be critical partners in your overall plan of care.

Can I still see my “regular” doctor in his/her office?

Yes, under many circumstances, NP Housecalls can act as secondary healthcare provider. NP Housecalls’ Nurse Practitioners will advise your doctor during your course of treatment as well as consult with any specialty providers you have (as deemed necessary).

However, some Medicare replacement plans require that the patient select a primary care provider to be named on his/her insurance card. If you have one of these plans, your NP Housecalls Nurse Practitioner must be named as your primary care provider in order for our services to be covered.

What if my health declines and I need to go to a nursing home or need hospice?

NP Housecalls will help ease you and/or your loved one through these difficult transitions; often we can continue to provide your care in these venues.