Useful Links

Medicare Home Health Compare:

Use http://www.medicare.gov/default.asp to compare Home Health Agencies. This is the official Medicare website where you can do a lot of research. Every year, Home Health Agencies are required to report the outcomes of the patients they serve. This information is compiled for you to compare agencies and make the best decision you can.

The main page has many thas a Search Tools section where you will find a link for “Comparing Home Health Agencies in Your Area.” Select the appropriate State and county and then the services you are researching – Selecting “All” is a good option. As an example, if you live in Allegheny County, there approximately 82 Agencies that will be displayed. Selecting Gallagher Home Health Services and you will see we exceed the State and National averages in every category. Please compare Gallagher Home Health Services with other agencies, then give us a call at 412-279-7800 or email us to learn to learn more.

HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA, was signed into law in August of 1996. The administrative simplification provisions of HIPAA establish the standards for the electronic transmission of health care claims and other transactions and the procedures to be used to protect the confidentiality and security of medical records and other personal health information. For more information regarding HIPAA visit the U.S Department of Human & Health Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Website

Gallagher Home Health Services is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and with the Age Discrimination Act of 1975. Gallagher Home Health Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability with regard to admission, access to treatment or employment. We will make every effort to comply with these and similar statues.