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Alabama Home Health Care Agencies

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Home health care agencies in Alabama are listed by city below. For best results, try searching by by zip code Alabama to view all agencies that serve your area instead of just agencies that are located in your city.

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Cost of Alabama Home Care

According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Alabama is $15.95.

The monthly base rate for Alabama home care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Alabama is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Alabama. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Alabama, the average hourly rate is $16.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

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Alabama Home Care Services

The Bureau of Home and Community Services is the parent agency for the statewide Medicare/Medicaid Certified Home Health Program that serves all Alabama counties. For Alabama home care, services are provided by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, home attendants, social workers, and therapists.

Alabama Home Health Care Services Include:
  • Nursing Care, including:
    a.) Wound Care
    b.) Intravenous Therapy
    c.) Diabetic Care
    d.) Cardiovascular Care
    e.) Post Hospital Assessment and Teaching
    f.) Urinary Catheter Management
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Medical Social Work Services
  • Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • Physical Therapy (including post-surgical therapy)


Funding Sources

Services may be paid for by health insurance or private pay. In addition, there are some other funding sources where eligibility is based on age, socio-economic status, and/or disability. Each program has its own rules and guidelines, but you may contact them for additional information. Some funding sources include:
  • Medicaid Elderly and Disabled Waiver Administered by ADPH and the Alabama Department of Senior Services
  • Medicaid HIV/AIDS Waiver
  • Alabama Head Injury Foundation
  • Options I and Options II Self-pay
  • Alabama Cares, administered by the Alabama Department of Senior Services


For more information:

The Home Health Program operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To find the correct phone number, use this resource list for each county. You can also visit the Alabama Department of Public Health's Home Health web site.

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Alabama accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Alabama home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 395 Alabama certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 150 Alabama home care companies. Realize that while Medicare provides a great deal of data about certain agencies, those agencies are also likely to be the type with trained nursing staff and therapists. If that isn't the type of care you or your loved one needs, be sure to examine all home care agencies in your area. Learn more about home care and Medicare

Alabama Quality of Care (#9 in the U.S.)



Medicare periodically performs Alabama home health care inspections in order to measure the quality of care provided to the patients. Among all of the agencies within the U.S., those in Alabama earned the ratings listed below. More Info

Alabama Home Care Services

Of the home care agencies in Alabama that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.

Nursing Care Services100.0%Physical Therapy Services99.3%
Home Health Aid Services99.3%Medical Social Services78.7%
Occupational Therapy Services77.3%Speech Pathology Services70.7%

Alabama Agencies by City

Abbeville
Alabaster
Albertville
Alexander City
Andalusia
Anniston
Arab
Ashland
Ashville
Athens
Atmore
Attalla
Auburn
Bay Minette
Bessemer
Birmingham
Birminham
Brewton
Butler
Cahaba Heights
Camden
Carrollton
Centerville
Centre
Centreville
Chatom
Chelsea
Citronelle
Clanton
Clayton
Columbiana
Cordova
Cullman
Dadeville
Daphne
Decatur
Demopolis
Dothan
Double Springs
Elba
Enterprise
Eufaula
Eutaw
Evergreen
Fair Hope
Fairhope
Fayette
Florala
Florence
Foley
Fort Payne
Fultondale
Gadsden
Geneva
Georgiana
Gilbertown
Greensboro
Greenville
Grove Hill
Guntersville
Haleyville
Hamilton
Hanceville
Hartford
Hayneville
Hazel Green
Headland
Heflin
Homewood
Hoover
Hueytown
Huntsville
Jackson
Jasper
LaFayette
Leeds
Lincoln
Linden
Lineville
Livingston
Luverne
Madison
Marion
Mobile
Monroeville
Montgomery
Moody
Morehead
Moulton
Muscle Shoals
New Hope
Northport
Oneonta
Opelika
Opp
Oxford
Ozark
Pelham
Pell City
Phenix City
Phoenix City
Pike Road
Pinson
Prattville
Rainbow City
Rainsville
Red Bay
Reform
Roanoke
Robertsdale
Rockford
Russellville
Samson
Saraland
Scottsboro
Selma
Sheffield
Starkville
Sylacauga
Talladega
Tallassee
Tanner
Thomasville
Troy
Trussville
Tuscaloosa
Tuscumbia
Union Springs
Union Town
Valley
Vance
Vernon
Vestavia
Vestavia Hills
Wedowee
Wetumpka
Winfield
York