AT HOME CARE
For those needing managed long-term care due to chronic illness and/ or disability, iCircle Care provides a range of coordinated health and social services.
Enrolling in iCircle Care will not reduce the benefits you receive through Medicare and/or private insurance. Also, if you enroll in iCircle Care, you WILL be able to keep your current primary care physician.
As a member of iCircle Care, you will be entitled to access the following services*:
Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Services
Services to chronically ill or physically disabled individuals who have a medical need for help from skilled nursing services or with activities of daily living. Services can include any of the services provided by a personal care aide (home attendant), home health aide, or nurse.
Home Care includes services which are preventive, therapeutic rehabilitative, health guidance and/or supportive in nature, such as nursing, home health aides, nutritional services, social work services, physical and occupational therapy.
Personal Care Aides
Personal Care Aides carry out health care tasks under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed therapist, and may also provide assistance with personal hygiene, housekeeping and other health-related supportive tasks.
Medical Social Services
MSS involves assessing the need for, arranging for and providing aid for social problems related to the maintenance of a patient in the home.
Include intermittent, part-time and continuous nursing services, provided by RNs and LPNs, in accordance with an ordering physician’s treatment plan as outlined in the physician’s recommendation.
Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
PERS is an electronic device that enables certain high-risk patients to secure help in the event of a physical, emotional or environmental emergency.
Home Delivered or Congregate Meals
Meals provided in support of your plan of care.
* Benefits are subject to the NYS DOH contract in force at the time of service and based on medical necessity