How many home healthcare agencies exist?

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Approximately 7,000 Medicare-certified home health agencies exist nationally. The agencies range from facility-based operators to small, publicly traded and privately held companies to visiting nurse associations and nurse registries. Of these, about two-thirds are freestanding agencies, and approximately half are for-profit.

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