For those who need at-home Long-Term Care

If you or a loved one needs an extra level of care in the home, Healthfirst can help.

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Long-term care can help with these daily activities and more:

  • Walking or going up stairs
  • Getting up from the bed, toilet, or chair
  • Getting in and out of the shower
  • Eating and drinking
  • Using the bathroom
  • Other activities, like taking medication, cooking or cleaning your home
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How can Long-Term Care Help?

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Home Assistance

A home health aide can help you or your loved one with:

  • Meal preparation
  • Bathing and dressing
  • Running errands
  • Doing housework
  • Taking vital signs
  • Medication management
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Coordination of Care

Your Care Management Team, led by a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Social Worker, will help coordinate a care plan so you or your loved one, doctors, and family/caregivers are all involved and on the same page.

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Peace of Mind

If you’re a caregiver, you probably feel pulled in many different directions right now. Long-Term Care can help ease your mind that your loved one is getting the care they need with a Care Team that is just a phone call away. It can also help keep your loved one from feeling socially isolated.

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Financial Assistance

You/your loved one could pay nothing for covered services with Healthfirst Long-Term Care Plans. We’ll help you find out if you/your loved one qualify for Medicaid, so there would be no cost for covered services.

FAQs about Long-Term Care

The primary difference is the level of training. Both jobs involve personal care, but the HHA receives specialized training and can attend to more complex diet regimes, handle simple dressing changes, and take basic vital signs. The PCA would be used more for tasks such as bathing, shopping, light housekeeping, and running errands. The choice of using one over the other will depend on the level of medical care needed.

These are healthcare and supportive services provided to individuals of all ages who require help with routine daily activities (such as bathing, dressing, preparing meals, and taking medications). These services can be provided in the home or in the community, such as at an adult day care center. CBLTCS eligibility is a requirement for Long-Term Care Plans.

Through the Consumer Directed Personal Assistant Services (CDPAS) program, you can choose your own aide, and they could be a friend, family member, or assistant you’ve had a positive experience with. It gives you more control over your care plan. If you are interested in learning more about this option, give us a call.

Have questions or ready to apply now?

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If you receive Medicaid and want to know whether you are eligible for a Managed Long-Term Care Plan, you can call the New York Independent Assessor Program (NYIAP) at 1-855-222-8350, Monday to Friday, 8:30am–8pm, or Saturday, 10am–6pm, to schedule a free evaluation.

Coverage for Senior Health Partners, Managed Long-Term Care Plan, is provided by Healthfirst PHSP, Inc.

Plans above reflect amounts after Extra Help or Medicaid secondary coverage has been applied.

Coverage is provided by Healthfirst Health Plan, Inc., which offers HMO plans with a Medicare contract and a contract with the NY State Medicaid program. Enrollment in Healthfirst Medicare Plan depends on contract renewal. Plans contain exclusions and limitations.

You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium, if applicable. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Benefits, premiums, and/or copayments/coinsurance may change each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

Healthfirst complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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