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Home health care agencies in Wisconsin are listed by city below. For best results, try searching by by zip code Wisconsin to view all agencies that serve your area instead of just agencies that are located in your city.
According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Wisconsin is $19.50.
The monthly base rate for Wisconsin home care is typically average when compared to neighboring states. Wisconsin is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Wisconsin. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Wisconsin, the average hourly rate is $21.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
In Wisconsin, a home health agency must be licensed and is defined as an organization that provides part-time and intermittent skilled nursing and other therapeutic services on a visiting basis to persons in their homes. Agencies which do not provide nursing care, but offer assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping activities, and/or accompanying client to medical appointments do not need to be licensed.
Wisconsin Home Health Care Resources
There is a Wisconsin
Home Health Hotline at 1-800-642-6552 or (608) 267-1441. The hotline may
also be used to file complaints as well as get information about home health
care in Wisconsin. A recorded message asks callers to leave their message on
an answering machine. Callers should include: name, area code and telephone
number and whether they are seeking information or wanting to file a complaint.
Calls are returned by the next working day.
The toll-free Home Health Hotline helps Wisconsin residents with information about:
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Wisconsin accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 25% of Wisconsin home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 335 Wisconsin certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 119 Wisconsin 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
Medicare periodically performs Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin earned the ratings listed below. More Info
Of the home care agencies in Wisconsin that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
|Home Health Aid Services||100.0%||Nursing Care Services||100.0%|
|Physical Therapy Services||86.6%||Occupational Therapy Services||84.0%|
|Speech Pathology Services||77.3%||Medical Social Services||57.1%|
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Fond Du Lac
Prairie Du Chien
Prairie Du Sac
St Croix Falls