Research Platform  |   November 2018
Occupational Therapy in Home Health and Quality Outcomes for High-Risk Rural Medicare Beneficiaries
Author Affiliations
  • University of Washington
Article Information
Advocacy / Health and Wellness / Health Services Research and Education
Research Platform   |   November 2018
Occupational Therapy in Home Health and Quality Outcomes for High-Risk Rural Medicare Beneficiaries
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510160p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP101D
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510160p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-RP101D
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

A retrospective cohort analysis of rural Medicare beneficiaries with high-risk conditions receiving home health care suggests that occupational therapy services may improve the likelihood of community discharge, but not risk for hospital readmission or emergency department use during home health.

Primary Author and Speaker: Tracy Mroz

Contributing Authors: C. Holly A. Andrilla, Sue M. Skillman, Lisa A. Garberson, Davis G. Patterson, Eric H. Larson