Yes, Medi-care does pay for “short term and intermittent” home health care when ordered by a physician. This is usually a nurse coming 1-2 weekly to perform medical procedures like IVs or dressing changes. They may also pay for 1-2 weekly visits from a homemaker for a limited time.
They do not assist with activities of daily living. They do not provide long term support and assistance. We often work together with home health agencies to provide the majority of the care.