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Washington Home Health Care Agencies

We have found 62 Washington certified Medicare home health care agencies and other 268 Washington home care companies. Select a city in Washington to the right to view the home care options in that area.

Washington Home Care Services

In the state of Washington, all Home Health Agencies (HHAs) are licensed by the state to provide care within the minimum health and safety standards established by regulation and rule. The Department of Health enforces the standards by periodically conducting unannounced surveys of these agencies.

Washington Home Health Care Resources

The Department of Health has created a Complete Law Book for In-Home Service Agencies. All legal requirements are listed within this book.

Washington State Department of Health
Health Systems Quality Assurance
310 Israel Rd, P.O. Box 47860
Olympia, WA 98501-7860
Phone number 360.236.4700
Fax number 360.236.4818

For additional information the Home Care Association of Washington can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. The association is a useful resource of Washington state home health care agencies who have joined together. You can find out more about Medicare certified member agencies there.

Home Care Association of Washington
Phone: (425) 775-8120
Fax (425) 771-9588

The not for profit Washington Visiting Nurses Association provides home care services to all who qualify that are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The VNA agency staff will evaluate your eligibility and clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.

Seattle Visiting Nurse Association
170 West Dayton Street
Suite 103A
Edmonds, WA 98020
Primary Phone: 206-522-5018
Fax: 206-524-3534

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Washington accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of Washington home care agencies are certified by Medicare. 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

Washington Quality of Care (#40 in the U.S.)

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



Washington Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services100.0%
Physical Therapy Services98.4%
Medical Social Services95.2%
Home Health Aid Services95.2%
Speech Pathology Services95.2%
Occupational Therapy Services91.9%