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Idaho Home Health Care Agencies

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

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Cost of Idaho Home Care

According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Idaho is $18.00.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Idaho. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Idaho, the average hourly rate is $18.50. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

$18.00
$18.00
$19.25
$19.75
$20.00
$20.00
$20.00
$21.50
U.S.IdahoMontanaUtahWyomingNevadaOregonWashington

Idaho Home Care Services

The State of Idaho refers to non-medical in-home care agencies as "Personal Assistance Services." Non-medical in-home care services are not required to be licensed in the State of Idaho. However, Idaho has established standards for non-medical in-home care agencies and the services they provide for state Medicaid participants; these standards are cited in Idaho State Statutes, Title 39, Chapter 56.

The State of Idaho defines Home Health Agencies as a service "that primarily provides skilled nursing services by licensed nurses and at least one other health care service to a patient in the patient's place of residence. Idaho Home Health Agencies are licensed by the Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare, although the state often grants licenses to home health agencies without conducting a licensure survey if the agency is a Medicare-certified agency.

Idaho Home Health Agency Authorized Services

The services Idaho Home Health Agencies are permitted to provide are:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Homemaker/Home Health Aide Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Nutritional Services
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Medical / Social Services
  • Other related services as may be authorized by the Department of Health and Welfare

Idaho Home Health Care Resources

For more information, you can contact the: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare at (208) 334-5500. In addition you may contact the Idaho Commission on Aging for more information on resources available for seniors.

Idaho Commission on Aging
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0007
(208) 334-3833
Fax: (208) 334-3033

For additional information about various Idaho home care options, many agencies have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The Idaho Association of Home Health Agencies 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 Idaho accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Idaho home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 117 Idaho certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 47 Idaho 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

Idaho Quality of Care (#22 in the U.S.)



Medicare periodically performs Idaho 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 Idaho earned the ratings listed below. More Info

Idaho Home Care Services

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

Physical Therapy Services100.0%Nursing Care Services100.0%
Home Health Aid Services97.9%Speech Pathology Services93.6%
Occupational Therapy Services93.6%Medical Social Services93.6%

Idaho Agencies by City

American Falls
Ammon
Arco
Boise
Buhl
Burley
Caldwell
Chubbuck
Coeur D Alene
Coeur D' Alene
Coeur D'alene
Cottonwood
Driggs
Eagle
Fruitland
Gooding
Grace
Grangeville
Hailey
Hayden
Idaho Falls
Indianapolis
Jerome
Ketchum
Kimberly
Lewiston
Malad
Malad City
Meridian
Montpelier
Moscow
Mountain Home
Nampa
Orofino
Payette
Pocatello
Post Falls
Preston
Rexburg
Rigby
Rupert
Saint Maries
Salmon
Sandpoint
Silverton
Teton
Twin Falls
Wallace
Weiser