Private Duty Nursing (PDN) services are medically necessary skilled nursing services that can be provided to recipients under the age of 21 in their home or other authorized settings to support the care required by their complex medical condition.

Private duty nursing is furnished by a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the purposes of performing skilled interventions or monitoring the effects of prescribed treatment. In some instances Clients may be covered up to 24 hours per day. Nasopharyngeal, tracheostomy aspiration, ventilator care, and Gastrostomy feedings (excluding feedings performed by the recipient, family, parent or legal guardian) are a few of the services covered under Private Duty Nursing Services.