Visiting Nurse Association

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) brings the quality care of Covenant HealthCare to your home. The VNA provides comprehensive healthcare services for every generation to meet your health challenges with compassion and our team of highly trained experts is with you every step of the way. Depending on your doctor's orders, you will work with the best nurses, therapists, home health aides, social workers, counselors and dieticians in the region. Our friendly administrative experts will coordinate your program, manage your insurance paperwork, and assist you with questions about billing.


Services Provided

Covenant VNA is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our medical teams have expertise in many areas to provide thorough and compassionate care designed to fit your needs. Our highly trained medical professionals bring the quality of Covenant HealthCare right to your door each and every day. Our friendly administrative experts are also available help to coordinate your program, manage insurance paperwork and assist with questions about billing.

Home Healthcare

Many medical services can be provided by our visiting nurses in the comfort of your home.

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Home Infusion

Offering complete home infusion therapy services.

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Hospice Care

Enables patients to spend their final days with dignity and comfort.

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Home Medical
Equipment

An extraordinary selection of home medical equipment; from mobility aids to bath safety items and more.

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Palliative Care

Focused on improving the overall wellness of individuals with painful or serious illnesses.

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Let our dedicated team of specialists deliver extraordinary care to you or your loved one today.

Make a Referral or contact us by calling 989.799.6020

About the VNA

The goal of the VNA is to return you to health and independence as quickly as possible, which is why we work closely with your physician to develop a treatment plan. Depending on your physician’s recommendations, you will work one-on-one with the best registered nurses, therapists, aides, social workers, counselors and dieticians in the region. You’ll soon discover why their specialized training, experience and knowledge set us apart from other healthcare agencies in the area.

Our Mission
Visiting Nurse Association, as part of a comprehensive health care system (Covenant HealthCare), exists to provide quality home health and related services to Central Northeastern Michigan residents, regardless of a person’s age, sex, race, creed, sexual preference, disability, national origin and financial status.

Our Vision
The Visiting Nurse Association's vision is to provide superior home care services for patients in our community. Through leadership and the effective use of resources, we promote patient health and independence by offering a full scope of home-based programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is home health care?

Home health care provides services to people recovering from an illness, surgery or rehabilitation who may need ongoing assistance and monitoring in their home. Home care can range from a one half-hour intermittent visit to 24-hour coverage per day. We work 365 days a year.

Are you a non-profit organization?

Yes, we are a non-profit, Medicare-certified organization that has been serving individuals and families since 1929.

What is Covenant VNA’s coverage area?

The VNA provides services throughout Saginaw, Bay, Huron, Sanilac, Midland and Tuscola counties.

How does a patient begin receiving services?

Patients can be referred to VNA by a physician, hospital, nursing home, family member, friend or themselves. Call 989.799.6020 and ask for the intake department for assistance on receiving home care services.

What types of professionals are on the VNA’s home health care team?

We are proud to have a team of health care professionals including physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, social workers, and physical, occupational and speech therapists who coordinate care based on an individual’s needs.

A nurse or therapist will make the first visit to assess the client. Your VNA staff member will contact the patient’s physician with a report. A care plan will be developed by the VNA care team, along with the patient and family.

My friend said I have to be “homebound” to receive services. What does that mean? Medicare and many insurances require patients be “homebound” to qualify for home health services. That means it is difficult for you to leave home. It does not mean you are bedbound or can never leave your home. If you leave home infrequently because it requires so much effort, you may meet the homebound requirement. You can call us at 989.799.6020 and ask for the intake department to clarify your homebound status.

What is the method of payment for VNA’s home health care?

Most Covenant VNA services are certified for reimbursement through Medicare and Medicaid. Covenant VNA participates with most commercial insurers and HMOs, and accepts private payments.

Services are provided regardless of age, race, gender, sexual preference, religion, national origin or ability to pay. Financial assistance is available to qualified uninsured and underinsured patients.

Will my insurance cover home health care?

Most of our services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurances. We have financial assistance programs for families who qualify. Contact us at 989.799.6020 and our staff can assist you with verifying if your insurance covers home health care.