What You Should Know:
- Luna, the leading provider of in-home, in-person physical therapy, and MedStar Health, the largest healthcare system in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, have today announced a partnership to improve access to in-person outpatient physical therapy across Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Northern Virginia, in collaboration with MedStar Health rehabilitation centers.
- With this relationship, Luna is now the preferred outpatient in-home, in-person technology partner for MedStar Health inthe Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Northern Virginia region. This partnership will provide a seamless, coordinated solution for patients that focuses on care quality, convenience, and delivery of outpatient therapy across MedStar Health’s expansive network of therapy sites and when indicated, at home.
- As part of the partnership, clinically-indicated MedStar Health patients will be matched with local therapists at the time and location of their choosing, based on specialty, geography, schedule, and other factors. For consistency of care, the same therapist will treat patients for the entirety of the treatment plan for in-home outpatient physical therapy. Additionally, like with Medstar Health Physical Therapy in-clinic outpatient therapy services, patients and therapists will be able to communicate with each other and discuss care needs between visits for in-home outpatient therapy services via the Luna technology platform.
- Services provided through MedStar Health Physical Therapy at Home are covered by most health insurance plans. By partnering with Luna, health systems and provider groups are transforming their health care by extending care into the home. In doing so they are expanding patient access and geographic coverage and enhancing patient satisfaction. The partnership with MedStar Health follows previously announced collaborations from Luna, including AARP, Providence, Emory Healthcare, Intermountain Healthcare, UCLA Health and Scripps Health.