NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62161

Industry 62161

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 62161 – Home Health Care Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62161: See industry description for NAICS 621610 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 621610: 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.

  • You can also download your own copy of the complete 2017 NAICS Classification Manual. The NAICS Manual is updated every five years. The 2017 copy will be applicable until a new edition is produced in 2022.

Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 62161

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

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

Cross-References for Industry 62161

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 62161. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • 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; and U.S. Industry NAICS 621999, All Other Miscellaneous Ambulatory Health Care Services; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in renting or leasing products for home health care are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 532291, Home Health Equipment Rental.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 62161

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 62161. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Home care of elderly, medical
  • Home health agencies
  • Home health care agencies
  • Home nursing services (except private practices)
  • Hospice care services, in home
  • Nurse associations, visiting
  • Nursing agencies, primarily providing home nursing services
  • Visiting nurse associations
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 62: Health Care and Social Assistance
    • Subsector 621: Ambulatory Health Care Services
      • Industry Group 6216: Home Health Care Services
        • Industry 62161: Home Health Care Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 621610: Home Health Care Services

Other helpful NAICS Downloads

View the download page for the material below.

NAICS 5 Digit Industry 62161 | Class Codes