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Virginia Home Health Care Agencies

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

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Cost of Virginia Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Virginia is $18.00.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Virginia. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Virginia, the average hourly rate is $19.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

West Virginia$16
North Carolina$18
Tennessee$18
Virginia$18
Kentucky$19
Maryland$20
U.S.$20
Washington D.C.$20

Virginia Home Care Services

In Virginia, home health care agencies are licensed by the Virginia Department of Health. Information, including a listing of all regulations, and a directory of service providers can be found on the Virginia Department of Public Health web site. The Virginia Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints about long-term care. The Ombudsman Program endorses a list of rights and responsibilities. In Virginia, home care consumers and their families or caregivers have the right to

- Be fully informed of their rights and responsibilities by a home care provider
- Receive appropriate and professional care consistent with physician’s orders
-Choose their care provider(s)

The Ombudsman can be contacted through the Virginia Department for the Aging, which has additional materials related to home health care agencies.

Virginia Home Health Care Resources

In addition, the not for profit Virginia Visiting Nurses Association may be a useful resource for Virginia home health care consumers. It serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay and home care services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. Clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care. For additional information about various options, many home health care agencies have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The Virginia Association for Home Care can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. You can find out more about Medicare certified member agencies here:

Virginia Association for Home Care (VAHC)

5407 Patterson Avenue, Suite 200B
Richmond, VA 23226
Toll-free: 1-800-755-8636
Phone: (804) 285-8636
Fax: (804) 288-3303

Virginia Department for the Aging

1610 Forest Avenue, Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23229
Toll-Free: 1-800-552-3402
Phone: (804) 662-9333
Fax: (804) 662-9354

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Virginia accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Virginia home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 591 Virginia certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 233 Virginia 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

Virginia Quality of Care (#21 in the U.S.)



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

Virginia Home Care Services

Of the home care agencies in Virginia 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 Services94.8%
Occupational Therapy Services93.6%
Speech Pathology Services86.3%
Medical Social Services76.0%

Virginia Agencies by City