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  • House Calls | AdvaCare HC Practitioners

    AdvaCare HC Practitioners Dedicated to providing the best In-Home Health Care. Providing You with Health Care at Home! AdvaCare is a house call practice that provides convenient, affordable and evidence based primary care services in the comfort of your home. We are dedicated to providing excellent and evidence based care, and pride ourselves in doing just that. Our services are provided by Board Certified and experienced Nurse Practitioners in collaboration with a supervising Physician. Be it in the comfort of your home or Assisted Living Facilities, Nursing Home and Private residences, we will meet you where you are. Better Care Starts with You! Testimonials “The provider was very thorough and addressed all my questions.” ​ Donna ​ “For instances of check-ups for the elderly AdvaCare has got you covered, and make sure they are well taken care of .” Arthur “I felt relief when I got in contact with AdvaCare as I was caught up with work at home and felt ill, they came the next day and gave me the much needed healthcare in the convenience of our own home. ” Betty “Our community is already used to AdvaCare as we are very much like a large family and it is easier for us to have AdvaCare come over with follow-ups and any unexpected situations.” Ralph

  • Contact | Advacarehcp

    If you have any questions or would like more information, our advisors will be happy to help. Hours of operation: M-F 9am to 5pm. Weekends by appointment only. Contact Us For all general inquiries call 281-941-2704 Or fill in our contact form: Submit Thanks for submitting! Thank you We look forward to hearing from you. .

  • Services | Advacarehcp

    1/6 Home Care Services Sick Visits We know that illnesses aren't planned and it can be difficult to get an appointment at the last minute. Our Same Day Sick Visits can help when those unplanned illnesses arrive. We are glad to offer same day appointments for when you are sick or have an semi-urgent problem. We are available every weekday. These appointments are for established patients only, not new patients. These appointments aren’t for every type of problem. They are only for those minor yet urgent problems. Here are of some examples of the types of problems we can treat during our Same Day Sick Visits: Cold and flu symptoms Urinary tract infection Sore throat Rash Earache Cough Please understand that Same Day Sick Visits are for minor, urgent medical needs only, not for long-term chronic issues or preventive services. For example, our Same Day Sick Visits are not for diabetic checkups, medication refills, general exams, pap smears, well child exams, or immunizations. Our Same Day Sick Visits are also not for medical emergencies, like chest pain or shortness of breath. You should go to the emergency room or call 911 if you have a medical emergency. Transitional Care Management These visits are for patients recently discharged from the hospital who need a primary care provider for medication reconciliation, medication refills, continuity of care, assessment for establishment of home health services e.g. physical therapy, occupational therapy, specialist referrals, etc. We aim to maintain your wellness and keep you out of the hospital. Adult Primary Care Services We will function as your primary care provider if you do not have one established. Also, we will schedule regular follow up visits to maintain your overall good health, refill your meds, order labs and educate you on your disease process and chronic conditions.

  • FAQ | Advacarehcp

    Frequently Asked Questions a) : A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse and a mid-level practitioner educated at the graduate level. He/she is trained to provide primary, acute, chronic, and specialty care to patients of all ages including ordering and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, diagnosing disease, formulating and prescribing treatment plans. NP training is extensive and covers basic disease prevention, care coordination, and health promotion. Who is a Nurse Practitioner b) How do I know I qualify for your services: You qualify for service if; -You are home-bound and cannot make it to your doctor's office. -You are unable to safely leave home unassisted and require assistance from family or friends to make it to your doctor’s office. - You experience a taxing effort to leave home. -Are tired of extended wait times during your doctor's appointments. -Your doctor’s office is fully booked and you can't get an appointment for months. c) : No, we do not offer urgent or emergency care services. Please call 911 or go to your nearest ER for urgent, life threatening or emergency symptoms. Do you offer urgent or emergency care services d) : We accept Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurances and self payment through cash, debit or credit cards. What form of payment do you accept e) : Visit times vary. A typical initial visit usually lasts about an hour. The follow up visit(s) are shorter and will ensure you are doing well, and that the goals are being met. How long does the visit take f) : You can contact us by phone on 281-941-2704 or email: How do I contact you for questions advacarehcp@gmail.com

  • Privacy Policy | Advacarehcp

    Notice of Privacy Practice Our Privacy Policy provides information about how your health information may be used and disclosed for treatment, billing and operations in accordance with our policies. It also provides you with information on your rights as a patient and how to access and request a copy of this notice as needed. We understand the importance of protecting your personal information and are committed to collecting, using and disclosing your personal information responsibly. How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Information AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC is required by law to maintain the privacy of your Protected Health Information (PHI). We must notify you of a breach of unsecured PHI or a compromise to the security of your health information. We must follow the privacy practices described herein. We will not use or share your health information except as described in this notice or by your request in writing that we can. You may revoke such authorization at any time, in writing. Upon revocation of your authorization, we will no longer use or disclose your PHI for the reasons covered by your written authorization. This notice applies to all health care information contained in the records, created by and received by AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC and tells you about the ways in which we may use and disclose your PHI. This notice applies to all AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC employees, medical staff, contractors, and business associates. We will collect, use and disclose information about you for the following purposes: To provide you treatment and for care coordination. We may disclose your health information to doctors, nurses, technicians, pharmacies, home health agencies, or other healthcare professionals who may be involved in your care. To our business associates who provide services to us to help provide treatment, obtain payment or improve health care operations. For example, a third-party biller. To deliver safe, efficient patient care and to ensure continuous high-quality service To bill and collect payment from you, your insurance company or a third-party payer. To enable us to contact and maintain communication with you such sending reminders, distributing health-care information, and to book and confirm appointments. For teaching and demonstrating purposes on an anonymous basis to help improve your care and train our health care professionals. For public health protection and safety issues such as preventing disease, product recalls, reporting births or deaths, suspected abuse, neglect or domestic violence, preventing or reducing a serious threat to anyone’s health, and preventing the spread of a disease or condition. To comply with all legal, administrative and regulatory requirements For research purposes that meets all federal and state requirements to protect your privacy and subject to a special approval process. We will not disclose or provide any information about any substance abuse treatment, genetic testing, HIV/AIDs status or mental health treatment unless you provide specific written authorization, or we are otherwise required by law to disclose or provide the information. ​ How to Access our Privacy Policy You can download a free copy of our Privacy Policy from our website at or request a copy by contacting AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC office. A copy can also be given to you electronically via email or your patient portal when requested. www.advacarehcp.org Patient Rights The right to request a copy of your health information from AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC. The right to request restrictions on how your health information is used or disclosed but your healthcare providers are not required to agree to this restriction. However, if they agree, they will be bound by the agreement. In most cases, we will comply with your request except for the following reasons as otherwise required by law, the disclosure is to your health plan and the purpose is related to payment or health care operations. the information is needed to provide emergency treatment your information pertains solely to health care services for which you have paid in full. The right to request an account of disclosures we make of your PHI for purposes other than treatment, payment or health care operations where an authorization was not required. The right to request for an amendment to your health information if you believe your health information is incorrect or incomplete. Your authorized representative can exercise your rights and make choices about your health information when you are not capable of doing so. We will ensure that the person has the proper authority and can act for you before we take any action. The right to request for confidential communications about your health or medical issues from AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC if such request is reasonable. We will never share your information for the purposes of marketing or the sale of your health information unless you give us written authorization. Note: All request for amendment and restriction must be in writing. We may charge you a small fee for PHI request. Your request for your PHI may be denied in certain circumstances and we will notify you in writing and you may request that the denial be reviewed. We may deny your request for an amendment. If a denial occurs, you will be notified of the reason for the denial. Complaints If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint, in writing, with AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC. You may also file a complaint with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. More information on filing a complaint with the Secretary can be obtained by contacting: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201; calling 1-877-696-6775; or by visiting https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/filing-a-complaint/index.html. Changes to this Notice AdvaCare HC Practitioners INC reserves the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy and you may request a copy at any time by contacting the office. The revised or changed notice will be effective for all health information we already have about you as well as any information received and maintained in the future. By signing the consent section of the Patient General Consent for Treatment Form, you have agreed that you have given your informed consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information for the purposes that are listed above. If a new purpose arises for the use and/or disclosure of your personal information, we will seek your approval in advance. Your information may be accessed by regulatory authorities under Texas Medical Board. Our office will not under any conditions supply your insurer with your confidential medical history. In the event this kind of a request is made, we will forward the information directly to you for review, and for your specific consent. When unusual requests are received, we will contact you for permission to release such information. We may also advise you if such a release is inappropriate. You may withdraw your consent for use or disclosure of your personal information, and we will explain the ramifications of that decision, and the process. Contact If you have any questions or concerns about the privacy of your health information, please contact Advacare HC Practitioners at , or phone at 281-941-2704 advacarehcp@gmial.com ​ This notice is effective 3/1/2020 Click to Download Advacare Provacy Policy Click to download Advacare Privacy Policy

  • About Us | Advacarehcp

    Our mission AdvaCare HC Practitioners is committed to providing you with the best, most convenient, patient centered and advanced primary care at low cost to you in the comfort of your own home, while applying evidence based practices to promote and maintain your overall health and wellness. We communicate, listen, observe, and respond proactively, and we’re never afraid of a challenge. Everything we do is driven by the needs and wishes of those in our care, offering genuine emotional support in addition to physical care – and the resulting positive impact we see each day is what drives us to strive even harder to deliver the highest level of excellence in care. What to Expect ​ AdvaCare is committed to providing excellent quality of care to its clients in the comfort of their own home. Your first visit will consist of collecting information on your medical history including current and past medical conditions, surgeries, medications, family history, social history and drug allergies to name a few. The Nurse Practitioner will then explore your complaints and perform a detailed physical exam and formulate your medical diagnosis. You and your family member or caregiver involved in the visit will participate in the treatment plan and goals that will be met over the following days/weeks including but not limited to medication refills, referrals to specialist, requirement for Home Health evaluations for Physical and other services, as needed, e.t.c. This initial visit usually lasts about an hour. The follow up visit(s) are shorter and will ensure you are doing well, and that the goals are being met. We are committed to educating you about your condition(s) to help you manage them and maintain optimum state of health and wellness. We do not provide Emergency and Urgent Care Services (Please call 911 or go to your nearest ER for urgent, life threatening or emergency symptoms). We cater to insured and uninsured clients. We are HIPPA compliant and maintain patient confidentiality. Fee Schedule OR Payment Options We accept several insurances including -Medicare and Medicaid -Private Insurances -Self Pay:(cash, credit/debit card): House call new patient visit - $200.00 House call follow-up visit - $125.00 We encourage that you ensure your insurance is active if this is your method of payment. We offer concierge services and will accept cash payments if you choose not to bill your insurance company. We do not accept check payments or wire transfers.

  • Our Providers | Advacarehcp

    Our Providers Meet your providers, two highly qualified and motivated Nurse Practitioners, Sandra Okere and Loretta Bennam. They are dedicated to bridging the gap in healthcare by bringing primary care services to patients who are unable to make it to their provider’s office/clinic or who prefer to receive primary care services in the convenience of their own home. SANDRA OKERE, FNP-C Click image for full bio... Schedule an appointment LORETTA BENNAM, FNP-C Click image for full bio... Schedule an appointment

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