2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 23 - Health and Safety
Chapter 23-17.16 - Home Care Patient Rights
Section 23-17.16-3 - Purpose.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 23-17.16-3 (2017)

§ 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.)

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