Michigan Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Michigan Home Care
According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Michigan is $18.63.
The monthly base rate for Michigan home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Michigan is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Michigan. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Michigan, the average hourly rate is $19.98. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Michigan Home Care Services
The Michigan Department of Community Health defines Home Health Agencies (HHAs) as services that cover a broad range of care provided in the home environment and may include part-time skilled nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, home health aide services, medical social services, durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, oxygen, walkers), medical supplies and other services.
Michigan Home Health Care Resources
For more information from the Department of Community Health, you can contact them at the following:
Michigan Department of Community Health
Bureau of Health Systems, Division of Licensing & Certification
Hospitals and Specialized Health Services Section
P. O. Box 30664, Lansing, Michigan 48909
Another useful resource is the Michigan Visiting Nurses, which is a not for profit that serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. Home health care services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The Michigan VNA staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or home visit. Home health care clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.
Michigan Visiting Nurses
2850 S. Industrial Hwy, Suite 75
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Primary Phone: 734-677-1515
For additional information about various options, many Michigan home health care agencies have joined together. The Michigan Home Health Association 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. If you have a problem regarding a home health care agency and you would like to issue a complaint, notify the Michigan Complaint Hotline at 1-800-882-6006 for Medicare certified home care and hospice.
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Michigan accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 45% of Michigan home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 785 Michigan certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 672 Michigan 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
Michigan Quality of Care (#20 in the U.S.)
Medicare periodically performs Michigan 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 Michigan earned the ratings listed below. More Info
Michigan Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Michigan that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
|Nursing Care Services||100.0%|
|Physical Therapy Services||99.6%|
|Home Health Aid Services||97.5%|
|Medical Social Services||96.7%|
|Occupational Therapy Services||96.3%|
|Speech Pathology Services||92.1%|
Michigan Agencies by City
Grosse Pointe Farms
Grosse Pointe Park
Saint Clair Shores
Sault Sainte Marie
Sault Ste. Marie
- What is Home Care?
- Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical Home Care
- Home Health Care Services
- Non-Medical Home Care Services
- How is Home Care Different from Other Care Options?
- When is Home Care Needed?
- Benefits of Home Care
- Talking to a Loved One
- Selecting a Home Care Agency
- Medicare Quality Data
- Hospice Care
- Home Care Safety
- Considering Home Care Staff
- Home Health Care Costs
- Ways to Pay for Home Care
- Medicare and Home Care
- Medicaid and Home Care
- Does Insurance Cover Home Care
- Using a Reverse Mortgage to Stay Home