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Home Health providers as a group are made up primarily of business entities and/or provider groups. The Home Health specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (77%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 22% reporting as male. People living in Texas, Florida, California, Ohio, and New York enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Home Health providers practice. In all, there are 54,429 registered Home Health providers in the United States with over 7,641 of those located in Texas alone while around 4,967 chose to practice in Florida. Home Health providers have been assigned the 251E00000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Home Health specialists practice in 56 different states/territories.
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A public agency or private organization, or a subdivision of such an agency or organization, that is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services and other therapeutic services, such as physical therapy, speech-language pathology services, or occupational therapy, medical social services, and home health aide services. It has policies established by a professional group associated with the agency or organization (including at least one physician and one registered nurse) to govern the services and provides for supervision of such services by a physician or a registered nurse; maintains clinical records on all patients; is licensed in accordance with State or local law or is approved by the State or local licensing agency as meeting the licensing standards, where applicable; and meets other conditions found by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to be necessary for health and safety.