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Washington Hospital Center Makes House Calls to Area Residents in Need

Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 17-Jul-2010

By Catherine Bertram

Washington Hospital Center has a program called "Medical House Calls".  The program provides primary care services by a team of dedicated physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers and others.  These health care teams make house calls to the homes of  elderly residents to provide the ongoing care and preventive care they need in the comfort and privacy of their own homes.  

Patient Enrollment Criteria

To qualify for the Medical House Call program, patients must:

  • Live in one of these D.C. zip codes: 20001, 20002, 20009, 20010, 20011, 20012, 20017, or 20018
  • Be 60 years or older and have difficulty getting to the doctor’s office 
  • Have Medicare, Medicaid or some other non-HMO health insurance

Patients may find out more information about how to enroll by calling 202-877-0576.

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