Medical Assistance (Medicaid)- Home Care
BrightStar Care of Erie Provides In-Home Care covered by Medicaid Benefits
The Medical Assistance Program in Erie PA provides access to a variety of public health insurance programs including Medicaid.
BrighStar Care of Erie accepts Medicaid benefits for home care services.
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Medical Assistance (MA), also referred to sometimes as Medicaid, provides payment for health care services on behalf of eligible low-income individuals with limited income and high medical expenses.
Medicaid Applications - Eligibility Information
You may apply for Medical Assistance online using COMPASS. You can also contact your local County Assistance Office. You may apply even if you are not sure that you are eligible. You may also download an application form to send to your County Assistance Office. If you need help completing the application form and a friend or relative is unable to help you, trained County Assistance Office staff members can help you.
Financial eligibility is determined based on the income and resource standards governing the Public Health Insurance Programs.
Persons eligible for Medicaid may be required to enroll in a Managed Care plan.
BrightStar Home Care of Erie proudly provides support for the elderly and children, including 24 hour skilled nursing and support in senior independent and assisted living communities. Additionally we provide Medical Staffing and In-Home Physical Therapy for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, Companion and Personal Care for Elders with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. We also provide Home Child Care, Sitter and Nanny services for Children and Support for New Mothers.
We Support Veterans and Accept most Long Term Care Insurance benefits, Medicaid, provide Hospice care, Live-in care, CNA, Caregiver, RN, LVN, RN Supervision, Compassionate Care, and Compatibility Guarantees. Other services include safe discharge and transportation from the hospital or rehab facility, Post Op care both short and long term, Pre Operation and preparation help and assistance, and client monitoring for out of town family members.
Our service area includes Erie County and North Central Crawford County including East Springfield, Albion, Saegertown, Cambridge Springs, Rockdale Acres, Union City, West Greene, Corry, North East, Harbor Creek, Wesleyville, Lawrence Park, and neighboring cities.