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