A Health Home is a way to coordinate care for our Medicaid patients who have complex chronic diseases and mental health disorders. While many Medicaid patients are relatively healthy, there are several groups whose conditions are more severe, requiring social support systems in the community.
A Health Home is not a building or a place. It is a program that helps you to manage all the care and services you need.
In a Health Home, you work closely with a specially-trained Care Coordinator, who helps you better understand and manage your conditions.
Your Care Coordinator works with you to create a plan of care that meets all of your physical, mental health, and social service needs. Then, he or she helps you find the services and programs that are right for you.
In a Health Home, your Care Coordinator can:
Patients may be eligible for receiving Health Home care if they have:
Joining a Health Home is free. There is no cost to you.
If you want to join a Health Home or have other questions, please call us at HealthHomeReferrals@nychhc.org to get started today!( ) or email us
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