Home Health Agencies (HHA) are licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section (HSS).
“Home Health Agency” means a state-owned and operated agency, or a subdivision of such an agency or organization; or a private nonprofit organization; or a proprietary organization that provides skilled home health care and support services to the public. Skilled home health care is provided under the order of a physician, in the place of residence of the person receiving the care, and includes skilled nursing and at least one of the following services :physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, medical social services, or home health aide services. R.S. 40:2116.31