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Louisiana Home Health Care Agencies

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

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Cost of Louisiana Home Care

According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Louisiana is $15.00.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Louisiana. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Louisiana, the average hourly rate is $15.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

$15.00
$16.50
$16.90
$17.00
$18.00
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Louisiana Home Care Services

Louisiana requires home health agencies to be licensed and regularly reviewed. The Louisiana Department of Health licenses all home health care agencies in the state. Those Louisiana Home Health Care Medicare-certified programs are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation.

Louisiana Home Health Care Resources

The Louisiana Department of Health can be contacted at the following:

DHH/Health Standards Section
P.O. Box 3767, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
located at 500 Laurel St., Suite 100, Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1811
Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed state holidays)
Phone 225-342-0138, Fax 225-342-5292

To make a complaint or share a concern about Home Health Agencies in the state, contact 800-327-3419

In addition, the not for profit VNA of Greater New Orleans may be a useful resource and serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. The VNA services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The VNA of Greater New Orleans 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.

VNA of Greater New Orleans, Inc.
101 West Robert E. Lee Blvd., Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70124
Primary Phone: 504-282-2007
Fax: 504-282-2009

For additional information, the HomeCare Association of Louisiana is a good contact. The association is made up of many Louisiana home health care agencies that have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The HomeCare Association of Louisiana 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 Louisiana accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Louisiana home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 452 Louisiana certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 211 Louisiana 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

Louisiana Quality of Care (#36 in the U.S.)



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

Louisiana Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services100.0%Physical Therapy Services99.1%
Home Health Aid Services98.6%Occupational Therapy Services97.2%
Speech Pathology Services93.8%Medical Social Services88.2%

Louisiana Agencies by City

Abbeville
Alex
Alexandria
Amite
Arcadia
Arnaudville
Baker
Basile
Bastrop
Baton Rouge
Bernice
Bogalusa
Bossier City
Boyce
Breaux Bridge
Brusly
Bunkie
Bush
Carrollton
Chalmette
Church Point
Clinton
Columbia
Convent
Coushatta
Covington
Crowley
Cut Off
Delhi
Denham Springs
Dequincy
Deridder
Destrehan
Donaldsonville
Dubach
Ethel
Eunice
Farmerville
Ferriday
Franklin
Gonzales
Gramercy
Greenwell Springs
Gretna
Hammond
Harahan
Harvey
Hodge
Homer
Houma
Jena
Jennings
Jonesboro
Jonesville
Kaplan
Kenner
Kinder
La Place
Lafayette
Lake Charles
Laplace
Larose
Leesville
Luling
Lutcher
Mamou
Mandeville
Mandivelle
Mangham
Mansfield
Many
Marksville
Marrero
Metairie
Minden
Monroe
Morgan City
Napoleonville
Natchitoches
New Iberia
New Orleans
New Roads
Newellton
North Shore
Oak Grove
Oakdale
Oberlin
Olla
Opelousas
Plaquemine
Ponchatoula
Port Sulphur
Prairieville
Raceland
Rayville
River Ridge
Ruston
Saint Francisville
Saint Rose
Salisbury
Scott
Shreveport
Sibley
Singer
Slidell
Springhill
St Rose
Sulphur
Tallulah
Terrytown
Thibodaux
Torbert
Vidalia
Ville Platte
Vivian
Walker
Welsh
West Monroe
Winnfield
Winnsboro
Youngsville
Zachary
Zwolle