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Home Health Care

Home Health Care

HRSA Service Definition

Home Health Care is the provision of services in the home that are appropriate to a client’s needs and are performed by licensed professionals. Services must relate to the client’s HIV disease and may include:

  • Administration of prescribed therapeutics (e.g. intravenous and aerosolized treatment, and parenteral feeding)
  • Preventive and specialty care
  • Wound care
  • Routine diagnostics testing administered in the home
  • Other medical therapies

Program Guidance:

The provision of Home Health Care is limited to clients that are homebound. Home settings do not include nursing facilities or inpatient mental health/substance abuse treatment facilities.

Number of Clients Served, Units Provided, Expenditures, Cost per Client and 3 Year averaged Cost per Client (based on actual expenditures)

The Philadelphia EMA has not funded this service in the last three years.

Funding by Part, and info on any other payers

Total Part A Funds (Formula + Supp.) MAI Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. NJ) Total Part B Funds (Formula + Supp. PA) Total Part C EIS Funds (State & Local) Total Part D Funds (State & Local) Total Part F Funds
Last Year Allocation $4,502
Current Allocation

Consumer survey info 2017 n=392

n Used in the last 12 months Needed but did not get (last 12 months)
Home Health Care 89 50.6% 49.4%

Unmet need

For the purposes of this document, need is based on the response of a consumer when asked if there was a service they needed. MMP interviews patients in care and asks consumers if they need a service and if they receive it. Client services unit data identifies needs at the time of initial intake.

2016 MMP Percent with a Need 2018 Client Services Unit Need at Intake
Home Health Care - 1.8%

Recipient Service Considerations

None.