August 26, 2015

Home health care is cost-efficient

Home health care is cost-efficient: 1. The average home care visit costs Medicare $150, while the average hospital stay is $4,000 per day. 2. Total costs for treatment for those with CHF are 37% lower when home health care is used. 3. IV antibiotic therapy administered at home is nearly $8,000 less per month than inpatient treatment. 4. Providing home health care treatments to children with cancer can lower medical bills by $14,000 a month.

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