REAL, Inc.

301 Lucero
Alice, TX 78332

(361) 668-3158
Toll Free: (800) 634-8082

Home Health Care

Home Health

Rural Economic Assistance League, Inc. (REAL Inc.) is licensed by the Department of Health to provide skilled nursing at home to homebound patients. All orders are given by the family’s doctor; our registered nurse, LVN or home health aide follows the doctor’s plan of treatment. These services are billed to Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance, which require authorizations and deductibles met.  Eligibility for these services requires a doctor’s order. No age limit applies.

Skilled Care

  • Wound Care
  • Foley Catheter Care
  • Teaching on Disease Process
  • Medication Management
  • Diet Management
  • B12 Injections
  • IV Therapy with approval from insurance

If qualified the following services are available:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • MSW
  • Home Health Aide

Waiver Program

REAL, Inc.  has a contract with the Texas Department of Human Services.  This program provides home and community based services to persons age 21 and older who would qualify for Nursing Facility (NF) care.  The goal is to provide individuals with meaningful choices regarding long-term care services; avoid premature Nursing Facility (NF) placement; and provide current nursing facility (NF) residents an opportunity to return to the community. Determination is based on the medical and functional limitations of an individual, with safety being the major factor in these considerations.  These services are billed to Managed Care Organizations (MCO's), Superior, Evercare, etc.

Non-Waiver Program

REAL, Inc. has a contract with the Texas Department of Human Services to place an attendant or provider in the home to help with personal home care services.  Eligible persons must receive SSI and all referrals must go through the Department of Human Services offices.  These services are billed to Managed Care Organizations (MCO's), Superior, Evercare, etc.

Star Kids Program

REAL, Inc. has a contract with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations.  This program provides temporary relief from care giving to the Primary caregiver of a waiver participant during those hours when the caregiver is at work, in job training, or at school.  Eligibility is established by CMS.

Home Health Care Office

Phone: (361) 668-8082
Toll Free: (800) 634-9695
Fax: (361) 664-0870

Physician Referral

Please fax a doctor's order signed with instructions to evaluate for home health care services. Please include diagnosis. Fax to (361) 664-0870.