New York Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of New York Home Care
According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in New York is $20.00.
The monthly base rate for New York home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. New York is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in New York. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In New York, the average hourly rate is $22.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
New York Home Care Services
In New York, home health agencies are defined as Certified Home Health Agencies. CHHAs provide part-time, intermittent health care and support services to individuals who need intermediate and skilled health care. There are many CHHAs in New York State, with at least one in each county. NYS Department of Health regulations ensure that staff are appropriately qualified, trained, and supervised. In addition, unannounced surveys assess CHHAs' compliance with federal standards governing the quality and scope of services.
New York Home Health Care Resources
The New York Department of Health maintains a directory of licensed CHHA's and is available here.
In addition, the not for profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York may be a useful resource for home care information. The VNA serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay and home health care services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The Visiting Nurse Service of New York staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or a home visit and clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
1675 Broadway, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Primary Phone: 800-675-0391
Referral Fax: 212-290-3939
The Home Care Association of New York State can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. The association is a partnership of New York home health care agencies and it can be a great information resource as they can direct you to the home care and hospice agency that serves your town.
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in New York accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 15% of New York home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 1001 New York certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 161 New York 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
New York Quality of Care (#39 in the U.S.)
Medicare periodically performs New York 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 New York earned the ratings listed below. More Info
New York Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in New York that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
|Physical Therapy Services||100.0%|
|Occupational Therapy Services||100.0%|
|Nursing Care Services||100.0%|
|Home Health Aid Services||98.1%|
|Medical Social Services||97.5%|
|Speech Pathology Services||96.9%|
New York Agencies by City
Long Island City
New Hyde Park
New York City
North Bay Shore
Port Jefferson Station
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