National Institute on Aging, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
1P30AG066583, R01-HS024266, R01-HS024266
Only 54% of Medicare patients referred to home health care services following a hospitalization received home health care visits. Policymakers must address this discrepancy to ensure all patients receive the home health services they need.
older adults, health care
Gerontology | Health Policy
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The authors thank Shannon Monnat and Megan Ray for edits on an earlier version of this brief.
Li, Jun; Qi, Mingyu; and Werner, Rachel M., "Many Older Americans Do Not Receive the Recommended Home Health Care After Hospitalization" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 22.
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