- State of IL Community Care Program can have a case manager schedule an evaluation to determine if eligible for the State to pay for in-home care.
- Private Pay Services can be set up through Mason County Health Department and are available to those that do not meet eligibility requirements for the State Community Care Program.
- Some Long Term Care Insurance policies cover non-medical care and can be billed by Mason County Health Department.
- Veterans Affairs Benefits may include non-medical care and can be billed for services.
- Out of pocket.
Monthly bills are sent out for the hours of care received during the prior month.
Mason County Health Department is licensed by the Illinois Department of Aging and by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Both agencies have policies, rules and guidelines, and conduct audits of the Mason County Health Department.
Mason County Health Department is contracted to provide care 7 days a week from 8 am – 8 pm.
Mason County Health Department provides non-medical assistance with activities of daily living , many times homecare aides are trained as a certified nurses aide however it is not a requirement.
Mason County Health Department requires homecare aides to be finger printed and put into the Illinois Department of Public Health Healthcare Worker Registry, to receive 24 hours of pre-service training, and to attend quarterly in-service trainings in addition to other policy requirements.
No, homecare aides may only provide light housekeeping and assist with activities of daily living.
Yes, homecare aides may transport participants to medical appointments within a 25 mile radius of your home.
Telephony time keeping system, signed daily calendars, supervisor home visits and phone calls.
Mason County can provide care in Mason, Menard and Cass County