Q. How do I pay for my stay at Grace Point?
A. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, Private Pay, Long Term Care Insurance, HMO's, PPO's and Private Insurance.
Q. If I have Medicare, will it automatically pay for my stay?
A. No, Medicare will ONLY cover 100 days of your stay only when you have had a recent 3 midnight hospital stay. Medicare will pay 100% of your first 20 days in a long-term care facility as long as you are complying with therapy, then 80% of your remaining stay.
Q. How do I qualify for Long Term Care Medicaid?
A. It goes on a case-by-case basis and depends on your assets. An individual must be below a $2000 monthly income, but it is different for married couples. Grace Point's Business Office Manager, Deb Carter Cash will be happy to help assist you in any questions you may have and assist you in the Long Term Care Medicaid application process.
Q. Who determines a resident's liability amount upon entering Grace Point as Medicaid Pending?
A. It varies from case to case and is solely income based. Our Business Office Manager can assist you in figuring out what your liabilities are based upon your monthly income.
Q. How does Short Term Rehab to Home work?
A. Many times after you have been in the hospital and are being discharged, you may simply not be ready to be fully functional back at home. After a 3 midnight hospital stay, Medicare will cover you a 20-100 day stay in a private Medicare suite. You will work with Grace Point's in-house Therapy Department to get you strengthened and prepared to go for the transition to home.
Q. What kind of Therapy is offered?
A. Grace Point offers both in and out patient therapies with out In-house full time therapy department. We offer Physical, Speech, Occupational, Vital Stim therapies as well as Restorative.
Q. Once my loved one becomes a resident at Grace Point, can they leave with family members or friends?
A. Sure! Any resident of Grace Point can leave with a family member or friend to go out for any kind of social outing as long as you have discussed it thoroughly with the residents nurse and have properly signed them out in the logbook.
Q. What is Hospice care?
A. Hospice care is a way of valuing the remaining moments of a family member's life. Grace Point offers several options for hospice care with well-trained, personalized and caring hospice staff, along with a Physician Medical Director to meet the needs of any resident requiring hospice care.
Q. What is Respite care?
A. Respite care is a short-term stay to help assist caregivers in a much needed break. Respite care can be paid private on a daily rate or some hospice agencies will assist in respite care.
Q. My loved one smokes, can he/she continue to smoke upon entering Grace Point?
A. Several of our residents smoke at Grace Point. As long as the resident is medically assessed and the resident or their family can afford to buy their tobacco, we offer several smoke breaks during the day.