home health agency (HHA) / home health care agency

What is home health agency (HHA) / home health care agency?

home health agency (HHA) / home health care agency is A public or private organization that provides home health services supervised by a licensed health professional in a person’s home, either directly or through arrangements with other organizations.

 

source: A GLOSSARY OF TERMS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE AND SERVICES FOR OLDER PERSONS. World Health Organization, 2004.

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