Home-based and Facility-based Health Services, includes Hospice, comprise skilled health services furnished to the individual in the individual’s home based on a written plan of care established by a case management team that includes appropriate health care professionals.

Services include durable medical equipment; home health aide services and personal care services in the home; day treatment or other partial hospitalization services; home intravenous and aerosolized drug therapy (including prescription drugs administered as part of such therapy); routine diagnostics testing administered in the home; and appropriate mental health, developmental, and rehabilitation services. Inpatient hospitals services, nursing home and other long term care facilities are not included. Hospice services include room, board, nursing care, counseling, physician services, and palliative therapeutics provided to clients in the terminal stages of illness in a residential setting, including a non-acute-care section of a hospital that has been designated and staffed to provide hospice services for terminal clients.

ORGANIZATIONS FUNDED THROUGH HHS THAT OFFER HOME, HOSPICE, AND/OR COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES ARE:
  • Dolores Street Community Services
  • SFDPH / CHN / Health at Home
  • Westside Community Mental Health Services
  • Maitri AIDS Hospice

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