Home Health Care
When you are not feeling well, there is no place like home. That's why the MedStar Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) assists patients who are disabled or recovering from an illness, injury or surgical procedure in the comfort of their own homes. Our home health care team travels more than two million miles per year to make a positive difference in people's lives. We offer a full range of home health care services to ensure our patients receive the care they need, when and where they need it.
Home health care services include:
Specialized nursing, rehabilitation and education programs:
We care for the whole person by:
Working with each patient's physician to provide appropriate, patient-focused, in-home healthcare services
Developing an individual plan of care to meet each person's unique needs
Providing in-home monitoring and screening services that offer immediate results. This ensures that the most appropriate care is being provided
Education on how to manage their own health conditions
Support in achieving a level of independence
Preparation for life after discharge with additional healthcare resources and information
To be eligible for home care you must:
Have a medical condition that requires the skill of a licensed professional on an intermittent, part-time basis
Be under the continuous care of a physician who will work with an home health care service provider
Be homebound as required by Medicare and some insurance policies
Payment options for MedStar VNA include Medicare, Medicaid, most health insurers or credit card.
Additional home healthcare information and resources:
WBAL radio interviews Susan McCarter about the benefits of VNA’s Disease Management program:
A physical therapist from MedStar Visiting Nurse Association helps a patient get back on her feet at home right after knee replacement surgery. Watch the video.
For more information or to refer a patient to MedStar VNA, call