NAICS Code 621610 Home Health Care Services


Health Care and Social Assistance


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, along with a range of the following: personal care services; homemaker and companion services; physical therapy; medical social services; medications; medical equipment and supplies; counseling; 24-hour home care; occupation and vocational therapy; dietary and nutritional services; speech therapy; audiology; and high-tech care, such as intravenous therapy.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • In-home health services provided by establishments of health practitioners and others primarily engaged in the independent practice of their profession are classified in Industry 62111, Offices of Physicians; Industry621210, Offices of Dentists; Industry Group 6213, Offices of Other Health Practitioners; and U.S. Industry621999, All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing products for home health care are classified in U.S. Industry 532291, Home Health Equipment Rental.

Illustrative Examples

  • Visiting nurse associations
  • In-home hospice care services
  • Home health care agencies

Industries Included

  • Home care of elderly, medical
  • Home health agencies
  • Home health care agencies
  • Home infusion therapy services
  • Home nursing services (except private practices)
  • Hospice care services, in-home
  • Nurse associations, visiting
  • Nursing agencies, primarily providing home nursing services
  • Visiting nurse associations

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:26776

Est. Employment:901273