Primary Home Care

What is Primary Home Care? (PHC)

Primary Home Care provides non-technical, non-skilled, in-home attendant services to people who have an approved medical need for assistance with personal care tasks. PHC is available to eligible people whose health problems cause them to be functionally limited in performing activities

of daily living.

What services are provided?

  • Escorting a person to medical appointment for diagnosis
  • and/or treatment.
  • Home management and light housekeeping activities
  • Personal care related to person's physical health (e.g. Bathing, Dressing, Incontinence care, Mobility assistance etc.)

Who can get services?

  • You must be 21 or older.
  • You must have an unmet need for home management certified by a practitioner
  • Must be eligible for Medicaid.
  • Must meet a specified functional assessment score and must have a functional limitation