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Pennsylvania Home Health Care Agencies

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

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Cost of Pennsylvania Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Pennsylvania is $20.45.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Pennsylvania. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Pennsylvania, the average hourly rate is $20.94. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

West Virginia$16
New Jersey$20
New York$21

Pennsylvania Home Care Services

All Home Health Agencies (HHAs) in Pennsylvania are licensed by the Department of Health to provide care within the minimum health and safety standards established by rules and regulations here. The Department enforces the standards by conducting initial and periodic, unannounced state licensure surveys of these Pennsylvania home health care agencies. A directory listing all home health care agencies licensed in Pennsylvania can be found on the Department of health web site.

Pennsylvania Home Health Care Resources

In addition, the not for profit Visiting Nurses Association in Pennsylvania may be a useful resource. The VNA 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 Agency staff will evaluate your eligibility via phone or home visit. Home care clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.

Visiting Nurses Association
154 Hindman Road Butler, PA 16001
Primary Phone: 724-282-6806
Fax: 724-282-7517
Alternate: 800-245-3042

The Pennsylvania Home Care Association is a partnership of Pennsylvania home health care agencies that can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. The association can offer additional information about Pennsylvania home care options as well as connect you with the home care and hospice agency that serves your area.

You can make a complaint about a Pennsylvania home health agency to the Department of Health, Division of Home Health. Complaints can be made by letter, telephone or fax. Our toll-free hotline can be called 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotline number is 1-800-222-0989.

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Pennsylvania accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 35% of Pennsylvania home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 858 Pennsylvania certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 419 Pennsylvania 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

Pennsylvania Quality of Care (#14 in the U.S.)

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

Pennsylvania Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services100.0%
Home Health Aid Services94.5%
Physical Therapy Services81.6%
Occupational Therapy Services76.8%
Speech Pathology Services69.0%
Medical Social Services67.1%

Pennsylvania Agencies by City