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Title: Section 455.48 - Home health care

455.48 Home health care. This functional reporting center must contain all the expenses associated with the provision of nursing care and professional and nonprofessional services to patients at their place of residence. Activities include but are not limited to the following functions which can be performed to patients outside the residential health care facility: nursing care; intravenous therapy; inhalation therapy; electrocardiology; physical therapy; occupational and recreational therapy; speech and hearing therapy; social services; dietary services; and housekeeping services.

(a) Standard unit of measure: number of home health patient visits. The number of home health patient visits shall be the number of home health patients visited at their place of residence by representatives of the home health program.

(b) Data source. The number of home health patient visits shall be the actual count obtained from home health services.


VOLUME D (Title 10)