• Need more information on these or other topics? Ask an information specialist at (312) 422-2050 or rc@aha.org

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 257 other followers

  • Share this blog

    Share |
  • Note:

    Information posted in this blog does not necessarily represent the views of the American Hospital Association
  • Archives

  • Categories

  • Top Posts

  • Top Rated Posts

Home health therapy utilization: about 5 PT visits/episode

These 2010 data compiled by OCS HomeCare are based on about 1.3 million home health episodes of care provided by over 2,000 home health agencies across the country. 

Average Visits per Home Health Episode

  • 5.36 physical therapy
  • 1.47 occupational therapy
  • 0.32 speech therapy

Also given in this brief article are the percent of home health episodes in which these types of therapy were provided.

Source: Therapy utilization by discipline in 2010.  Home Health Line:5, Feb. 13, 2012.  Click here for publisher’s website: https://store.decisionhealth.com/Product.aspx?ProductCode=HHL  Posted by AHA Resource Center, (312) 422-2050, rc@aha.org

%d bloggers like this: