Arizona Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Arizona Home Care
According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Arizona is $19.00.
The monthly base rate for Arizona home care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Arizona is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Arizona. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Arizona, the average hourly rate is $20.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Arizona Home Care Services
Licensed Arizona Home health care agencies are required to create a written
plan of care established and authorized by a physician in consultation with
the patient and other members of the home health care team. Each agency must
maintain and distribute a patient's bill of rights, which must include, but
is not limited to a patient's right to be treated with respect and dignity,
a right to refuse treatment, to have medical records kept in confidence, and
to be involved in the plan of care as able. The Arizona Department of Health
Services maintains a database of licensed home health care agencies here.
Medicare-certified programs in Arizona are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Arizona Home Health Care Resources
The not for profit Visiting Nurses Association may be a useful resource for home care in Arizona and serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. Services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. Agency staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or home visit. Clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.
In addition, the Hospice of the Valley is another not for profit resource:
Hospice of the Valley
1510 East Flower Street
Phoenix, AZ, 85014
For additional information about various options, many home health care agencies in Arizona have joined together for a cooperative partnership. Arizona Association for Home Care can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the home care and hospice agency that serves your town, visit their web site.
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Arizona accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Arizona home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 353 Arizona certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 158 Arizona 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
Arizona Quality of Care (#36 in the U.S.)
Medicare periodically performs Arizona 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 Arizona earned the ratings listed below. More Info
Arizona Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Arizona that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
|Nursing Care Services||100.0%|
|Physical Therapy Services||97.5%|
|Home Health Aid Services||94.3%|
|Medical Social Services||90.5%|
|Occupational Therapy Services||89.9%|
|Speech Pathology Services||77.2%|
Arizona Agencies by City
Lake Havasu City
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