Can home health nurses be paid on a per-visit basis?

Answer Some home health agencies pay nurses a fee per home visit, and some pay fixed salaries. Most Medicaid and private insurance coverage for home health service providers is negotiated on a fee-per-pat... Read More »

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Role of Home Health Nurses?

A doctor making a house call is a rarity. But a visit from a home health nurse is not all that uncommon. For more than a century, "visiting nurses" have helped patients cope and recover from illnes... Read More »

How much do home health nurses make?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary of a home health nurse was $58,740, as of May 2008. Across settings, the BLS points out that registered nurses earn a med... Read More »

Safety Standards for Home Health Nurses?

Although a career as a home health nurse is based on caring for and tending to the safety of their patients, home health nurses must be aware of safety precautions to maintain their own health and ... Read More »

HIPPA Laws for Home Health Nurses?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects your private health care information. This law limits access to individually identifiable information such as diagnosis, tre... Read More »