SIC 8059 | NAICS 623110
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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Facts & Figures
Annual NHPCO publication provides information on patient characteristics (e.g., age category, gender, race, ethnicity, primary diagnosis, and length of service), number of providers, provider characteristics (e.g., agency type, size, and organizational tax status), payer sources (e.g., Medicare, managed care or private insurance, and Medicaid), level of service provided, staff management, and service delivery.
National Summary Report
Comprehensive annual report provides in-depth statistical data for this healthcare sector, with topics covered in the report including agency demographics, patient volume, patient demographics, location and level of care, payer mix, and agency revenue and expenses. Report is available to members only, with peer reports offering NDS data broken out by agency type and size available at additional cost.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Monthly journal features news and information for home healthcare and hospice professionals, with topics covered in this publication including healthcare trends, management best practices, resource utilization, quality management, marketing insights, agency case studies, and healthcare information technology. Selected feature articles from the current edition of the magazine are available online.
State Fact Sheets
Fact sheets provide a snapshot of home care and hospice services for each state, with data provided including number of Medicare agencies, number of patients served, annual Medicare reimbursement, number of patient visits, agency ownership types (e.g., profit, non-profit), number of staff on a full-time equivalent basis, and average OASIS (Outcome and Assessment Information Set) score for the state.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial information section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue for organizations that offer symptom relief and pain management for patients with life-terminating illnesses, with these services provided for patients in private residences, nursing homes, and residential care facilities as well as on an inpatient care basis in hospices and hospitals.
Annual compensation survey provides salary and hourly wage data for management, nursing, therapy, and clerical job positions, with compensation data reported by agency type, annual revenue (up to $5 million, $5 million and over), and number of patient days (up to 29,999 days, 30,000 days and over) on a national, state, and regional basis. Sample pages for selected job positions are available free online.
Free online service provides median salary and hourly wage data for job positions in this healthcare sector such as nurse case manager, registered nurse, social worker, chaplain, aide, and volunteer coodinator, with employers for which wage data is provided including VITAS Healthcare Corporation, Kindred Healthcare, Inc., Gentiva Health Services Inc., and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, LLC.
Annual report provides an overview of merger and acquisition activity in this sector and includes data summaries
for each transaction, with data provided to the extent available including target, acquirer, date, price,
terms, and price multiples (e.g., price per unit, price/revenue, price/income). An abstract
from the report containing the preface and selected excerpts is available free online with registration.