Home health patients with hospital admission
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
About this data measure
- Some inpatient hospital care may be avoided for home health patients if their care team identifies problems early and communicates regularly with the patient's doctor. (Source: Medicare.gov)
- The percent of Rhode Island home health patients with a hospital admission has decreased since 2017, however, Rhode Island has also performed worse than the national average since 2017.
Measure Source: Medicare Care Compare