- Home Care Agencies
- What types of home care services are available?
- Types of cancer-related care that may be provided at home
- Who pays for home care?
- How can I find a home care agency?
- What should I ask when looking into a home care agency?
- What do I do about quality of care complaints?
- Patient’s Bill of Rights
- To learn more
AARP. Choosing an Agency for In-Home Care. Accessed at http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving-resource-center/info-10-2010/pc_choosing_an_agency_for_inhome_care_video.html on May 6, 2013.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Volume 3. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services (continued), Part 484--Home Health Services. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 2004. Accessed at www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_04/42cfr484_04.html on May 6, 2013.
Frakt A, Zhu S. HCFE Data Brief: The effect of the Balanced Budget Act on Veterans’ Use of Home Health Services. Accessed at www.hcfe.research.va.gov/docs/DB_2004_04.pdf on May 6, 2013.
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National Association for Home Care and Hospice. How Do I Select the Right Home Care Provider? Accessed at www.nahc.org/consumer-information/right-home-care-provider/ on May 6, 2013.
National Association for Home Care and Hospice. Rights as a Patient. Accessed at http://www.nahc.org/what-are-my-rights-as-a-patient/ on May 6, 2013.
National Commission on Aging. Report from NCOA on OAA reauthorization. October 16, 2006. Accessed at www.ncoa.org/attachments/OAAReport%2Epdf on April 21, 2009. Content no longer available.
Painter, J. Personal communication. (VA representative). March 2, 2005.
US Department of Health and Human Services. Medicare and Home Health Care. CMS Publication No. 10969. Revised May 2010. Accessed at www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/10969.pdf on May 6, 2013.
Last Medical Review: 05/08/2013
Last Revised: 05/08/2013