NAICS 621610

What is the NAICS code 621610?

The NAICS code 621610 is applied to those industries related to Home Health Care Services.

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing services in the home, along with a range of the following: personal care services; homemaker and companion services; physical therapy; medical social services; medications; medical equipment and supplies; counseling; 24-hour home care; occupation and vocational therapy; dietary and nutritional services; speech therapy; audiology; and high-tech care, such as intravenous therapy.

Illustrative examples:

  • Home health care agencies
  • Visiting nurse associations
  • Home infusion therapy services
  • In-home hospice care services

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 621610 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 62 - Health Care and Social Assistance
  • 621 - Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • 6216 - Home Health Care Services
  • 62161 - Home Health Care Services
  • 621610 - Home Health Care Services

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 621610


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 621610 has the following cross-references:

  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing non-medical home care or homemaker services for the elderly or persons with disabilities are classified in Industry 624120, Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing products for home health care are classified in U.S. Industry 532283, Home Health Equipment Rental.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in retailing home health care equipment are classified in U.S. Industry 456199, All Other Health and Personal Care Retailers.
  • In-home health services provided by establishments of health practitioners and others primarily engaged in the independent practice of their profession are classified in Industry 62111, Offices of Physicians; Industry 621210, Offices of Dentists; Industry Group 6213, Offices of Other Health Practitioners U.S. Industry 621999, All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Home Health Care Services industry (NAICS Code 621610):

  • Home care of elderly, medical
  • Home health agencies
  • Home health care agencies
  • Home infusion therapy services
  • Home nursing services (except private practices)
  • Hospice care services, in-home
  • Nurse associations, visiting
  • Nursing agencies, primarily providing home nursing services
  • Visiting nurse associations

NAICS 621610

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