How many years has the agency been serving the community?
THE MEDICAL TEAM has been in business over 30 years.
Is the agency licensed? Some states require that providers have licenses to operate. A licensed provider has met basic legal and operating requirements mandated by the state.
THE MEDICAL TEAM meets all required licensing regulations in the states where we operate.
Is the agency certified? State certification by state health departments makes a home health provider eligible for Medicare (and sometimes Medicaid) payments. A certified provider must meet basic federal and state standards in patient care and financial management.
Each of THE MEDICAL TEAM's agencies is a Medicare/Medicaid certified home health agency.
Is the agency accredited? An accredited organization has been vetted by a national accrediting agency to ensure that it provides quality health care services.
THE MEDICAL TEAM is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) in Michigan, Texas (Austin, Dallas and Brownsville) and in Virginia.
Has the agency received any commendations?
In 2012, for the seventh consecutive year, the company was named to the HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top-performing Medicare-certified home health care agencies in the United States. The company's Brownsville, TX and Houma and Metairie LA agencies were ranked in the Top 25% of home health agencies. The Brownsville, TX agency was also ranked as one of the Top 100 in the nation (Data was based on publicly available information from Home Health Compare and the CMS Cost Reports.)