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Home Health Case Mix

In 2006, 2.9 million Medicare beneficiaries received home health services.  The home health benefits provides Medicare enrollees to access to services such as: skilled nursing care;  physical, occupational, and speech therapy;  medical social work, and home health aide services. Medicare pays home health agencies (HHA) based on 60-day episodes of care.  Each HHA receives a flat payment for all […]

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