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Patient Referrals

Patient referrals shouldn’t be an endless maze of paperwork, phone calls, and questions. At VNS Health, we make referring a patient to home, hospice, or behavioral health care easy — so you can get your patient the care they need as soon as possible.

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Eligibility & Referral Criteria

Referrals for Home Care

There are many situations where VNS Health home care services can benefit your patient’s treatment or recovery. Learn about eligibility for home care services and how to order services for your patient.

Refer a patient to home care

Referrals for Hospice Care

Could your patient benefit from hospice care? As a patient nears the end of life, it can be tough to know when to refer to hospice. VNS Health can help you determine eligibility and how to get started on a referral.

Refer a patient to hospice care

Referrals for Behavioral Health

Mental health is an essential part of overall health. From depression to anxiety to trauma and substance use, patients can face any number of mental health concerns. Our behavioral health teams offer in-home and community-based services to support older adults, children and families, and at-risk individuals.

Refer a patient to behavioral health

Prefer to talk to someone about referrals?

Do you have questions about whether a patient qualifies for VNS Health home care services or about how to order services? If so, we’re here for you.

Start by checking out our referral FAQs, and if you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us.

Community Outreach Programs

Community partners are an excellent resource for individuals and their families who need help — especially those who face challenges accessing care. If you have at-risk patients who could benefit from strong support in their neighborhoods, learn more about our community outreach programs. 

Choose VNS Health for your patients’ care.