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Rx Home Care, Inc. was founded in 1981 by Joseph Altemus for the sole purpose of providing quality, affordable, home health care services to members of Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

Over the years, the company has gradually expanded, offering services that include facility staff relief of professional and non-professional staff, skilled home health care, nursing, rehabilitation services and non-medical home maker services to those in need.

Today, Rx Home Care, Inc. employs over 100 professional and non-professional staff members. As the heart of our business, valued employees provide services to residents through various programs funded by federal, state and local governments, as well as private pay.

Rx Home Care, Inc. offers both medical and non-medical services, also referred to as Home Health and Home Care services, respectively.


Care Assessment, Coordination, and Monitoring is included
Rx Home Care, Inc. provides you and your loved one with all-inclusive service that includes:
 •  Free clinical assessment.
 •  Creating a customized Care Plan specific to each client's needs.
 •  Assigning an RN Care Manager who will routinely supervise service, collaborate on care solutions, and answer questions.
 •  Ongoing monitoring of customer satisfaction.
 •  Coordinating Medicare Home Health, Hospice, Medicare B therapies, and home visiting MD visits as necessary.
 •  Accessibility to staff 24 hours/7 days a week.


Who Uses Home Health Care Services?
People of all ages; 65 and older, newborns, centenarians but mostly it's used by those age 65 and older.
 •  Ones discharged from a hospital or nursing home but need additional care.
 •  Those terminally ill and want to live their final days at home.
 •  Individuals with short-term, temporary or intermittent health needs.
 •  Those needing assistance of skilled services such as Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy.


Who Uses Non-Medical Home Care Services?
People of all ages, but mostly older adults who need some help to remain at home safely and independently.
 •  Need some help with meal preparation.
 •  Need some help with bathing and dressing.
 •  Need some help with toileting and transferring.
 •  Need some help with transportation (accompany only).
 •  Want companionship and company.
 •  Need some help with light housecleaning and laundry.

RX HOME CARE, INC. is your prescription for quality.



We accept the following insurance:
  • All Lehigh and Northampton Area Agency on Aging Options programs
  • Pennsylvania department of Public welfare Waiver and Home and Community Support programs
  • All Workman’s Compensation Insurances
  • AARP
  • Aetna- All Products
  • AmeriHealth Mercy (Includes long term pediatric and adult cases)
  • Blue Cross Northeast
  • Bravo Health plan
  • Capital Blue Cross- All Products
  • Cigna Care Centrix
  • Coram Infusion Services
  • Coventry
  • Cypress Health Care
  • Emblem Blue Cross
  • Empire Blue Cross
  • EverCare
  • First Priority Life
  • Gateway (Includes long term pediatric and adult cases)
  • Gateway Medicare replacement plans
  • Geisinger Health Plan (All Products)
  • GHI
  • Health America
  • Health Assurance
  • Health Plan of NY (Emblem Health and City of NY plans)
  • Health Network Infusion and Pharmaceutical Services
  • Health Spectrum
  • Hemophilia Health services
  • Highmark - All Products
  • Horizon Blue Cross
  • Humana HealthCare
  • Hyzentra Health Services
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Mercy Health Plan (part of CBC)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Replacement Plans
  • Medicaid (Includes long term pediatric and adult cases)
  • Medicaid (Fee for service)
  • MSC (Workman’s Comp)
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • Penn Treaty
  • Prime Health
  • Secure Horizons
  • Spectrum Administrators
  • Sterling Health Plans
  • Today’s Options
  • Tri-Care and Tri-Care Select/ Military
  • Unison (Includes long term pediatric and adult cases)
  • United Health Care – All Products
  • UPMC Medicaid/Medicare (Includes long term pediatric and adult cases)
  • Valley Preferred
  • Veterans Administration Plans (includes fee basis unit)
  • Vitaline Infusion Company



Pennsylvania State licensed Medicare and Medicaid certified
Veteran owned and operated
Member of the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce Offices in Historic Bethlehem



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RX Home Care, Inc.
207 West Broad St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018
phone: 610-868-1801