Home Care for Active Duty Family Members

Maxim is a leading provider of long-term, complex home health services, including private duty nursing and personal care. Our highly-trained clinicians specialize in treatments for dependents of all ages with special healthcare needs, including tube feeding, seizure disorders, complex medication management, and tracheostomy and ventilator care.

Discover how we fit in with various veterans programs across the nation. 

TRICARE Qualifying Benefit Programs 
TRICARE is the Department of Defense’s (DOD) worldwide healthcare program available to eligible beneficiaries in any of the seven uniformed services: 

  • U.S. Army 

  • U.S. Navy

  • U.S. Air Force

  • U.S. Marine Corps

  • U.S. Coast Guard

  • Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service 

  • Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Eligibility
TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries may include:

  • Active duty service members (ADSMs) and their families

  • National Guard and Reserved members and their families


Programs that cover Maxim home care services include:

Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) Program
ECHO is for beneficiaries who are diagnosed with:

  • moderate or severe intellectual disability, 
  • a severe physical disability, 
  • an extraordinary physical or psychological condition, 
  • and meet certain other eligibility criteria.

ECHO Home Healthcare (EHHC) through Maxim
EHHC provides supplemental services to active duty family members (ADFMs) with qualifying mental or physical disabilities.

  • Private duty nursing care which provides a licensed nurse per physician order 
  • Respite services (medical and non-medical)
  • Part-time and intermittent skilled services such as nursing and therapies
  • Applied behavior analysis (ABA) services under the Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration 

ECHO offers integrated services and supplies beyond those offered by your TRICARE program option (such as TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select). Learn more.  

Home Health Care Benefit
Home Health Care Benefit provides part-time and intermittent nursing to beneficiaries that do not qualify for skilled care through other TRICARE programs such as the Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) Program.

TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (Autism Care Demo)
The TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (Autism Care Demo) covers applied behavioral analysis (ABA) services for all eligible TRICARE beneficiaries diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

Individual Case Management Program for Persons with Extraordinary Conditions (ICMP-PEC)
Also, known as the Individual Case Management Program, was a discretionary program for TRICARE beneficiaries with extraordinary medial or psychological conditions. ICMP began March 1, 1999 and was terminated December 28, 2001. 

For beneficiaries in the ICMP-PEC, payment will continue as if the ICMP-PEC were still in effect for home health care or custodial care services provided to beneficiary that would otherwise be excluded from coverage under the new Home Health Agency Prospective Payment System (HHA PPS), the ECHO, or the Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (SNF PPS), until those services are no longer required or can be appropriately provided by other TRICARE programs.


2020 Care Snapshot

  • TRICARE Patients Served: 771
  • ECHO EHHC Patients: 484
  • Total Hours Provided: 837,172

The majority of individuals we serve are pediatric patients who require expanded in-home medical services, such as private duty nursing, through the ECHO Home Health Care (EHHC) Program. We also provide respite care through both ECHO and EHHC.   

National Transfer Assistance for Military Families
Maxim provides assistance to military families from coast to coast with our transfer support services. As a nationwide healthcare services company with a local office presence in over 200 cities, Maxim has the resources needed to ensure a smooth transition of care for military families in need of private duty nursing covered by the TRICARE ECHO Program.

militarytransfers@maxhealth.com
Phone: 855-444-2916
Fax: 855-444-2917

 

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