Is home health a growing sector?

Share this content:

It had been. Between 1990 and 1997, the provision of home health agency services was one of Medicare's fastest-growing expenses. During this period, expenditures rose from $3.3 billion to $18.0 billion. Home health was negatively affected by Medicare payment reductions imposed by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. By 2000, more than 3,000 agencies closed or merged.

close

Next Article in Industry FAQ

In Focus

May 16

Bringing in the outdoors

Hollidaysburg, PA 

Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence continuing care retirement community recently hosted an outdoor show, "Marching into the Woods."

JOB LISTINGS