COST EFFECTIVE. CLINICALLY ADVANCED. PATIENT PREFERRED.
Home healthcare services are available for patients who are homebound and require skilled nursing or rehabilitative care. Many healthcare treatments that were once only offered in a hospital or a physician's office can now be safely, effectively, and efficiently provided in patients' homes by skilled clinicians. Home healthcare is generally less expensive, more convenient, and as effective as care provided in institutional settings.
0 MillionMedicare beneficiaries in the U.S. receive home healthcare services annually
0,000registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home healthcare aides, and other practitioners.
Home healthcare can serve as an intermediate level of care for patients who have difficulty accessing outpatient care or who need intensive assistance with an acute or chronic health problem. For example, Medicare beneficiaries returning home after a hospitalization often receive home healthcare to assist them with the transition. Analysis demonstrates that the skilled home healthcare sector has the experience, structure, technology, and transparency best suited to meet patients' chronic disease management needs.