Frequently Asked Questions

When does a transfer or discharge occur?

Transfer or Discharge from the agency occurs under several situations:
  • Treatment goals are met
  • The patient's needs change and can no longer be met by the agency
  • The home is not safe for the patient or agency staff
  • The patient is non-compliant
  • The patient's needs do not meet Medicare or other insurance coverage guidelines
  • Non-payment of charges
  • The agency does not have the resources to care for the patient