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.

Illustrative Examples:

Home health care agencies
Visiting nurse associations
Home infusion therapy services
In-home hospice care services


Cross-References.
  • 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; Industry Group 6213, Offices of Other Health Practitioners; and U.S. Industry 621999, All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing products for home health care are classified in U.S. Industry 532283, Home Health Equipment Rental.
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621610 621610 621610  Home care of elderly, medical
621610 621610 621610  Home health agencies
621610 621610 621610  Home health care agencies
621610 621610 621610  Home infusion therapy services
621610 621610 621610  Home nursing services (except private practices)
621610 621610 621610  Hospice care services, in-home
621610 621610 621610  Nurse associations, visiting
621610 621610 621610  Nursing agencies, primarily providing home nursing services
621610 621610 621610  Visiting nurse associations