FAQ

Are you eligible for physician home care?

If you have difficulty getting to a doctors office, then house call visits are likely covered in the same manner as a regular visit to an office based physician.

What insurances do you accept?

We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most Private Insurances. We directly bill Medicare, Medicaid and all supplemental insurance plans. We only bill the patient if there’s an unpaid balance which is not covered by Medicare, Medicaid or the supplemental insurer. We also participate with all Medicare Advantage Plans.

Will my insurance cover a visiting doctor? How much does a visit cost?

Medicare and Medicaid insurance will cover Physician home visits for those patients who qualify. Medicare will cover 80% of the allowed amount with the other 20% billed to the patient’s secondary insurer, the same as the physician’s office.

Do you take Private Pay patients?

Yes we do. We accept payment by Credit card, Personal check, or money order.

How quickly can a doctor visit?

Doctor visits can typically be scheduled to visit you within 48-72 hours (during the week) of receiving your call.

Does the doctor see patients on the weekend?

Ordinarily, the doctor makes the initial visit Monday through Friday.

How often does the doctor come out to visit?

Each patient is seen as medically necessary based on your physician’s assessment and plan of care. Depending on your medical needs, visit frequency will vary. If you are sick and are experiencing issues, your doctor will see you more often. Whether you need us the next day or in a month, we will be there. When needed, we can usually get to your home for urgent needs within 24-48 hours.

What if I need an urgent appointment?

Our services prevent many urgent needs by seeing patients on an appropriate follow-up basis. When needed, we can usually get to your home for urgent needs with 24-48 hours.

What if I have to go to the hospital?

NOVA House Call MD works with all the local area hospitalist services who would provide you with the care you need during the hospital stay and Your regular MD will continue your care after your hospital stay.

Will I have the same doctor every visit?

We make every effort to send the same doctor to you for each visit.

Can I still see my regular doctor?

NOVA House Call MD will assume the role of your primary care provider. NOVA House Call MD will advise your regular doctor during your course of treatment and consult with any specialty providers you have as deemed necessary.

Do you come out for emergency visits?

NO, WE DO NOT PROVIDE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES! if it is a life threatening emergency please call 911 or go to the emergency room.

How do I arrange to be treated in my home?

Simply call our office (703) 261-4146 to arrange for a medical visit to be scheduled at your convenience. You do not need any referral to use our services