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Missouri Home Health Care Agencies

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

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Cost of Missouri Home Care

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

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Missouri. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Missouri, the average hourly rate is $18.32. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

$16.50
$16.90
$17.00
$17.00
$18.00
$18.00
$18.00
$19.38
$19.50
$19.51
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Missouri Home Care Services

The Missouri Bureau of Home Care and Rehabilitative Standards safeguards services provided by certified and/or licensed home health care agencies and hospice programs. The Bureau conducts on-site inspections for Medicare certification and state licensure compliance, investigates allegations of inappropriate patient care and maintains a complaint hotline for consumers. You can get more information on the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services web site.

Missouri Home Health Care Resources

You can contact the Missouri Bureau of Home Care and Rehabilitative Standards at the following:

Bureau of Home Care and Rehabilitative Standards
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: 573-751-6336
Fax: 573-751-6315

The Home Health and Hospice Hotline is 1-800-392-0210.

In addition, for more information about various home care options, many Missouri home health care agencies have joined together to form the Missouri Alliance for Home Care. This alliance can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the Missouri home care and hospice agency that serves your town, visit their web site.

The Missouri Alliance for Home Care recommends asking these questions about the company you are considering for home health care needs:

  • Does the company bond and insure caregivers?
  • Does the company's Worker's Compensation Insurance cover all caregivers in the event they are injured on the job?
  • Does the company deduct local, state, federal and social security taxes from the caregiver's wages?
  • Is the company available on-call 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year?
  • What are the company's screening procedures for hiring caregivers? Do they perform background screenings, drug screenings, reference checks, is experience required, proof of car insurance, or other pre-employment screenings?
  • Does the company regularly re-screen its employees?
  • Are ongoing training opportunities available for the caregivers?
  • Once assigned is there regular supervision and evaluation of the caregiver's performance? Who conducts these evaluations?
  • Do the caregivers carry photo identification?
  • Is there a contract required for services?
  • What is the cancellation policy?
  • What is the cost for care? Are there different charges/costs for care provided on weekends, at night or on holidays?
  • Is there a mileage charge that the customer must pay for the worker's drive to and from the home?
  • How are you billed and how frequently?
  • Do they take credit cards or accept long term care insurance?

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Missouri accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Missouri home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 438 Missouri certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 174 Missouri 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

Missouri Quality of Care (#29 in the U.S.)



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

Missouri Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services100.0%Physical Therapy Services98.3%
Home Health Aid Services93.7%Occupational Therapy Services93.1%
Speech Pathology Services89.1%Medical Social Services77.0%

Missouri Agencies by City

Albany
Appleton City
Aurora
Ava
Baldwin
Ballwin
Bellefontaine Neighb
Berkeley
Bethany
Blue Springs
Bolivar
Bonne Terre
Boonville
Bowling Green
Branson
Brentwood
Bridgeton
Brookfield
Butler
Calyton
Camdenton
Cameron
Campbell
Cape Girardeau
Carrollton
Carthage
Cassville
Chesterfield
Chillicothe
Clayton
Clinton
Columbia
Creve Coeur
Creve Coure
Crocker
Crystal City
Des Peres
Dexter
Doniphan
Earth City
Edina
El Dorado Springs
Ellington
Ellisville
Eminence
Ewing
Excelsior Springs
Fairfax
Farmington
Fayette
Fenton
Festus
Flat River
Florissant
Fredericktown
Fulton
Gladestone
Gladstone
Goodfellow Terrace
Greenville
Hannibal
Harrisonville
Harvester
Hayti
Hazelwood
Hermann
Hillsboro
Hollister
Houston
Independence
Jackson
Jefferson City
Jennings
Joplin
Kahoka
Kansas City
Kearney
Kennett
Kennette
Kirksville
Kirkwood
Lake Ozark
Lake Saint Louis
Lamar
Lancaster
Lebanon
Lee's Summit
Lees Summit
Lexington
Liberty
Louisiana
Macon
Manchester
Marshall
Martinsville
Maryland Heights
Maryville
Memphis
Mexico
Moberly
Monett
Montgomery City
Monticello
Mountain Grove
Mountain View
Murphy
Nevada
New London
New Madrid
North Kansas City
O Fallon
O'Fallon
Olivette
Osage Beach
Osceola
Overland
Ozark
Paris
Park Hills
Perryville
Pilot Knob
Pineville
Platte City
Poplar Bluff
Potosi
Raymore
Raytown
Richmond
Riverside
Rolla
Saint Ann
Saint Anne
Saint Charles
Saint Clair
Saint Genevieve
Saint John
Saint Joseph
Saint Louis
Saint Mary
Saint Peters
Sainte Genevieve
Salem
Sedalia
Shell Knob
Sikeston
Smithville
Southwest City
Springfield
St Charles
St Louis
St Peters
St. Charles
St. Joseph
St. Louis
St.Louis
Steele
Stockton
Sullivan
Trenton
Troy
Van Buren
Warrensburg
Warsaw
Washington
Webster Groves
Wentzville
West Plains
Willow Springs