What are the differences between subacute care, outpatient care, hospice care, home health care?

Also. Subacute care in many skilled nursing facilities usually entails significant specialized care, like patients on long term ventilators. These patients are too stable for the hospital but because the tracheostomy & vent require constant monitoring and nursing care. If a pt can't be taken off the vent they are usualy transferred to a facility where this type of care is usual.
Service type. Subacute care is between hospital care and nursing home care, such as inpatient rehab. Outpatient care is a broad term that includes outpatient visit, outpatient surgery, etc. Home health care is visiting nursing care, home rehab and similar services. Hospice is terminal care either at home or in a facility.