Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.16
Home Care Patient Rights

SECTION 23-17.16-3

§ 23-17.16-3. Purpose.

The purpose of home health care is:

(1) To avoid institutionalization;

(2) To shorten hospital stays;

(3) To speed recovery;

(4) To bridge care from health care facilities and primary care providers and specialty providers; and

(5) To allow patients to remain in the community.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 447, § 2.)