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 621610 Home Health Care Services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, along with a range of the following: personal care services; homemaker and companion services; physical therapy; medical social services; medications; medical equipment and supplies; counseling; 24-hour home care; occupation and vocational therapy; dietary and nutritional services; speech therapy; audiology; and high-tech care, such as intravenous therapy.


  • In-home health services provided by establishments of health practitioners and others primarily engaged in the independent practice of their profession are classified in Industry 62111, Offices of Physicians; Industry 621210, Offices of Dentists; and Industry Group 6213, Offices of Other Health Practitioners; and U.S. Industry Ambulatory Health Care Services; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing products for home health care are classified in U.S. Industry 532291, Home Health Equipment Rental.
    No change 1997 to 2002 2002 NAICS to 1987 SIC 1997Economic Census Bridge Between 1997 NAICS and SIC
    Corresponding Index Entries
    6216106216108082Home care of elderly, medical
    6216106216108082Home health agencies
    6216106216108082Home health care agencies
    6216106216108082Home nursing services (except private practices)
    6216106216108082Hospice care services, in home
    6216106216108082Nurse associations, visiting
    6216106216108082Nursing agencies, primarily providing home nursing services
    6216106216108082Visiting nurse associations