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.
National Institute on Aging, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
1P30AG066583, R01-HS024266, R01-HS024266
Li, Jun; Qi, Mingyu; and Werner, Rachel M., "Many Older Americans Do Not Receive the Recommended Home Health Care After Hospitalization" (2020). Population Health Research Brief Series. 22.
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