Includes cost for purchase or contracts for care by home health aides and
services by homemakers. Services include personal care and assistance in
activities of daily living, including maintenance of patient safety and
personal hygiene, and provision of or preparation of food. These services
are provided by non-skilled (i.e., non-professional) persons, under the
supervision of a qualified professional. Direct professional nursing,
rehabilitation, and other professional services, now covered by the
fee-basis program, are not to be charged to this account.