Definitions for "Home Health Care Agency"
An organization that provides home health care and is licensed, certified, or otherwise qualified as a home health care agency by the state in which services are rendered.
means an agency that specializes in giving nursing and other medical services in the home. It must be approved by the state in which it is located to provide such services. Hospice means an organization which is staffed and equipped to: 1. provide care for persons who are terminally ill and do not require the full services of a Hospital or Extended Care Facility; 2. offer medical services under the direction of a Physician and a 24-hour professional nursing staff; 3. provide, directly or by arrangement, social, psychological or spiritual services; and 4. is licensed, certified or registered if such is required by the state in which the facility is located.
See home health agency.