The information you need about paying for care at Gulf Coast Health Care.

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At Gulf Coast Health Care, we’re here to help, from the choice of which level of care is most appropriate to finding the right location. We also provide you and your family with access to the information and resources you need, including: how to pay for your care, what is and isn’t covered, and more.

About Medicare coverage at Gulf Coast Health Care.

Whilst many seniors have private insurance, either through current or past employment, millions of elder Americans are eligible for Medicare benefits that can help pay for much of their cost at Gulf Coast Health Care. Also, some are eligible for Medicaid.

Read on to find out the details of coverage, eligibility, applying for coverage and resources that may be able to help out and lessen your financial burden.

Medicare covers many—but not all—services at Gulf Coast Health Care.

COVERED BY MEDICARE
STANDARD
SERVICES
MEDICAL
SERVICES
ANCILLARY
SERVICES

 

24-Hour Nursing

Dietary Services

Life Enrichment Program

Social Services

Discharge Planning

Personal Care Items

Wheelchair

Walker

Cane

Trapeze

 

 

Wound Care Items

Oxygen

Syringes and Needles

Urological Supplies

Ostomy Supplies

Orthotic Devices

Specialty Beds

Respirators

Oxygen Concentrators

Nebulizer Compressors

Suction Machines

 

 

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory

X-Ray

Pharmacy

 

COVERED BY MEDICARE
STANDARD
SERVICES

 

24-Hour Nursing

Dietary Services

Life Enrichment Program

Social Services

Discharge Planning

Personal Care Items

Wheelchair

Walker

Cane

Trapeze

 

MEDICAL
SERVICES

 

Wound Care Items

Oxygen

Syringes and Needles

Urological Supplies

Ostomy Supplies

Orthotic Devices

Specialty Beds

Respirators

Oxygen Concentrators

Nebulizer Compressors

Suction Machines

 

ANCILLARY
SERVICES

 

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory

X-Ray

Pharmacy

 

 

NOT COVERED BY MEDICARE

Daily Medicare Co-Insurance amount for days 21-100

Salon or Day Spa Services

 

Important Medicare facts to be aware of:

  • Coverage generally starts the first day of the month you turn 65.
  • If you currently receive Social Security or Railroad Retirement Benefits, you are automatically enrolled.
  • If you are under the age of 65 and receiving Disability Benefits, you will receive information about 3 months before you qualify.

 

Private pay eligibility, charges and billables.

Daily room charges include:

  • 24-Hour nursing services
  • Dietary services
  • Life Enrichment Program
  • Satellite TV
  • Social services
  • Discharge planning
  • Durable medical equipment: (used during stay)
    • Wheelchair
    • Walker
    • Cane
NOT COVERED – BILLABLE TO PATIENT
STANDARD
SERVICES
MEDICAL
SERVICES
ANCILLARY
SERVICES

 

Salon Services

Transportation

Tissues

Mouthwash

Toothpaste

Deodorant

Incontinent Care Items

 

Wound Care Items

Oxygen

Syringes and Needles

Urological Supplies

Ostomy Supplies

Orthotic Devices

Specialty Beds

Respirators

Oxygen Concentrators

Nebulizer Compressors

Suction Machines

 

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory

X-Ray

Pharmacy

NOT COVERED – BILLABLE TO PATIENT
STANDARD
SERVICES

 

Salon Services

Transportation

Tissues

Mouthwash

Toothpaste

Deodorant

Incontinent Care Items

 

MEDICAL
SERVICES

 

Wound Care Items

Oxygen

Syringes and Needles

Urological Supplies

Ostomy Supplies

Orthotic Devices

Specialty Beds

Respirators

Oxygen Concentrators

Nebulizer Compressors

Suction Machines

 

ANCILLARY
SERVICES

 

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory

X-Ray

Pharmacy

 

 

Medicaid coverage at Gulf Coast Health Care centers.

COVERED BY MEDICAID
STANDARD
SERVICES
MEDICAL
SERVICES
ANCILLARY
SERVICES

 

24-Hour Nursing

Dietary Services

Life Enrichment Program

Social Services

Discharge Planning

Personal Care Items

Wheelchair

Walker

Cane

Trapeze

 

Wound Care Items

Oxygen

Syringes and Needles

Urological Supplies

Ostomy Supplies

Orthotic Devices

Specialty Beds

Respirators

Oxygen Concentrators

Nebulizer Compressors

Suction Machines

 

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory

X-Ray

Pharmacy

COVERED BY MEDICAID
STANDARD
SERVICES

 

24-Hour Nursing

Dietary Services

Life Enrichment Program

Social Services

Discharge Planning

Personal Care Items

Wheelchair

Walker

Cane

Trapeze

 

MEDICAL
SERVICES

 

Wound Care Items

Oxygen

Syringes and Needles

Urological Supplies

Ostomy Supplies

Orthotic Devices

Specialty Beds

Respirators

Oxygen Concentrators

Nebulizer Compressors

Suction Machines

 

ANCILLARY
SERVICES

 

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory

X-Ray

Pharmacy

 

 

NOT COVERED BY MEDICAID

Monthly patient liability amount (as set by the Medicaid program)

Salon or Day Spa Services

 

How to apply for Medicaid.

The application process for Medicaid coverage varies by state. Please contact the business office of the Gulf Coast Health Care center(s) you’re considering for specific information on how to apply.

To contact Gulf Coast Health Care, visit our Locations page to find the number for a specific center near you.