Long Term Support Services - Home Care Unit
Private Duty Nursing
Private Duty Nursing services provide more individual and continuous care than is available from a home health nursing visit.
Private Duty Nursing Medicaid Services Manual (MSM): Refer to Regulatory section
A doctor’s order is required for Private Duty Nursing services. Your healthcare provider will submit the doctor’s order to a Medicaid enrolled Home Health Agency. The agency will submit the required documentation to Nevada Medicaid’s fiscal agent to request prior authorization for Private Duty Nursing services.
To request Private Duty Nursing services for a Medicaid recipient
- Complete the Private Duty Nursing Prior Authorization Request (FA-16B) and submit through the Provider Web Portal.
To enroll as a Medicaid Home Health provider