What type of financial assistance is available for in home care?

Financial assistance for home care is predominately provided by health insurance plans, Medicaid, Veterans Services or private pay.  Under most circumstances, financial assistance is dependent on the determination of a physician there is a medical need or a home care assessment by an agency.   The amount of service can also be determined by the physician or home care assessment. 

In Maine, home-delivered meals and transportation are generally provided through the local Area Agency on Aging.  These agencies can be found at www.maine4a.org