Colorado Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Colorado Home Care
According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Colorado is $19.50.
The monthly base rate for Colorado home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Colorado is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Colorado. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Colorado, the average hourly rate is $20.63. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Colorado Home Care Services
Home care agencies provide medical and non-medical care services in homes or alternative community settings. The Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the quality of health care services provided by licensed and certified home care agencies. You can find those licensing regulations here. Colorado Medicare-certified programs are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Colorado Home Health Care Resources
In addition, the not for profit Visiting Nurses Association in Colorado may
be a useful resource and serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability
to pay. Services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies.
The Colorado's 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. You can contact the Colorado association here:
Visiting Nurse Corporation of Colorado
390 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
Primary Phone: 303-698-2121
For additional information about various options, many home health care agencies in Colorado have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The Home Care Association of Colorado 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 Colorado accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 35% of Colorado home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 350 Colorado certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 169 Colorado 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
Colorado Quality of Care (#37 in the U.S.)
Medicare periodically performs Colorado 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 Colorado earned the ratings listed below. More Info
Colorado Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Colorado that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
|Nursing Care Services||100.0%|
|Home Health Aid Services||96.4%|
|Physical Therapy Services||95.9%|
|Occupational Therapy Services||91.7%|
|Speech Pathology Services||84.0%|
|Medical Social Services||75.1%|
Colorado Agencies by City
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