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FAQs: Home Health Care

Get answers to frequently asked questions about home health care and the broad range of professional healthcare and support services provided in the home.

Review Date: January 24, 2013

Visiting Nurse Associations of America

Find a Visiting Nurse Agency (VNA)

Locate a VNA, home healthcare or hospice provider in your local community.

Review Date: January 24, 2013

Visiting Nurse Associations of America

Find Private Duty Homecare Providers

Search the National Private Duty Association directory to locate a private duty homecare provider in your area.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

National Private Duty Association

Home Care for Cancer Patients

Cancer patients often feel more comfortable and secure being cared for at home. Learn about home care services and financial assistance available from public and private sources.

Review Date: January 24, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute

Home Health Compare- (PDF)

Home Health Compare rates all Medicare-certified home healthcare agencies based on 11 quality measurements.

Review Date: October 29, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

NHPCO - Find a Provider

Find a local hospice or palliative care program offering compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury, or call the NHPCO HelpLine at 1-800-658-8898.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization