Award-Winning Home Health Care

A home health provider talks to an elderly woman sitting on her couch.

There are times when, recovering from illness, surgery or hospitalization, patients need additional care.

With your physician and Hannibal Regional Hospital’s award-winning home care professionals, you can develop a plan of care to receive the needed medical services - in the comfort of your own home.


Hannibal Regional Hospital recently earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care. Hannibal Regional Hospital's Home Health was ranked Best in Nation in patient satisfaction and overall quality from PRC in 2011. This award followed others received by Hannibal Regional Hospital Home Health, including PRC’s Top Scoring Healthcare Facility  in 2010, 2007, and 2005, a 5-Star award from PRC in 2010, 2008, 2007 and 2005, and the Primaris Home Health Quality Award in 2008.  

Hannibal Regional Hospital’s Home Health professionals are dedicated to providing the compassionate care that helps return patients to the lifestyle and activities they enjoy!

Hannibal Home Health Services is:

  • Medicare certified
  • Missouri Medicaid certified
  • Licensed by Departments of Health in Missouri and Illinois
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Member, National Association for Home Care
  • Member, Missouri Alliance for Home Care
  • Member, Illinois Home Care Council

Medical Equipment

Your doctor may prescribe special equipment to aid in your healing. Hannibal Medical Supplies has a full line of high quality durable medical equipment with a professionally trained staff to help you select your equipment and supply needs. Some of the supplies they can provide include home oxygen therapy, compression stockings, orthopedic products, and aids for daily living. Hannibal Medical Supplies can bill to insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.

Hannibal Medical Supplies is located at 118 Steamboat Bend Shopping Center in Hannibal. For more information call Hannibal Medical Supplies at 573-231-0556.

Frequently Asked Questions about Home Health Services

What does the AMA (American Medical Association) have to say about home health care?

The AMA supports the use of Home Health care, which can often be the best option for patients who prefer to recuperate at home

Does HRH Home Health check references and perform criminal background checks before hiring care givers?

Yes, every prudent check is performed on potential employees before they are hired by HRH Home Health and sent to patient’s homes

Does HRH Home Health provide a list of references?

Yes, references can be provided if requested.

What medical conditions would benefit from using HRH Home Health services?

There are many medical conditions that would benefit from using Home Health services. Please ask your physician if home care would be appropriate for

What sort of payment does HRH Home Health accept?

Some private insurance and Medicare usually will cover the cost of Home Health Services. Some insurance companies may require a co-pay but this is not billed until after services are rendered. Payment arrangements can be made as well through the billing department.

Do I need to fill out any special paperwork?

HRH Home Health will complete your paperwork for you.

What are the Medicare requirements for an individual to receive skilled medical care?

To receive Home Health care through Medicare, a patient must be eligible for Medicare, under a physician’s care, and be homebound and require medically necessary skilled nursing or therapy services

What sort of credentialing does HRH Home Health have?

HRH Home Health is accredited by the Joint Commission and certified by Medicare/Medicaid. HRH is licensed in Missouri and Illinois. The department is affiliated with Missouri Alliance for Home Care and the Illinois Homecare Council.

How can I obtain HRH Home Health services?

Speak with your doctor or call HRH Home Health at 573-406-5780

How long has HRH Home Health been doing business?

Since 1990, HRH Home Health has been helping patients recover faster while they maintain an independent lifestyle.

Are HRH Home Health staff members available around the clock, seven days a week?

Nurses are on call 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

What is the goal of home health care?

Home care frequently reduces the length of hospitalization by making early discharge possible. It often prevents premature admission into a nursing home or other alternative care setting. And, most importantly, it enables patients to remain in their own homes, where family support and familiar surroundings enhance recovery

Why home health care?

Home care frequently reduces the length of hospitalization by making early discharge possible. It often prevents premature admission into a nursing home or other alternative care setting. And, most importantly, it enables patients to remain in their own homes, where family support and familiar surroundings enhance recovery

What services does HRH Home Health offer?

HRH Home Health offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, medical social services, and certified home health aides.

What is home health care?

Home Health care is when medical professionals come to the patient’s home to provide medical or therapeutic treatments or other services ordered by the patient’s doctor.