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Home Health



Home Health

Medical Director: Jimmy Jenkins, MD, FAAFP, DABFP

Program Manager: Terri Wahle, RN

Office: 785-762-2653

Fax: 785-238-2685

1310 W. Ash
Suite B

Junction City, KS 66441

We bring Healthcare home.


What is Home Health?

Home Health is a healthcare option offering a broad range of medical care and support services provided in the home. Services range from simple assistance in the activities of daily living to high-tech medical procedures. Home care is a cost-effective alternative to hospital and nursing home stays.

Why use Home Health?

  • Provides care for those who are discharged from the hospital not fully recovered.
  • May prevent or postpone hospital or nursing home care.
  • Allows maximum freedom for the client.
  • Offers individualized care tailored to the needs of the client/family.
  • Allows dignity and independence.
  • An on-call nurse is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
  • Home health is another alternative for end of life care.

What are the advantages of Home Health?

  • Home health improves the quality of life by enabling individuals to stay in the comfort and security of their own homes during times of illness, disability, and recuperation.
  • Home health is less expensive than other forms of health care delivery.
  • Home health offers specialized services tailored to meet patients' needs on a personal provider-to-provider basis.
  • Home health reinforces and supplements family and friends care through training and education.
  • Home health provides professionally supervised services.

Who Pays for Home Health?

Home health charges are paid by a variety of private and public sources, as well as directly by patients and their families. Private insurance companies typically cover acute care, but long-term care varies. Public third-party payers include: Medicare, Medicaid, VA, TRICARE, as well as some state funded assistance programs.