Wyoming Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Wyoming Home Care
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Wyoming is $20.35.
The monthly base rate for Wyoming home care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Wyoming is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Wyoming. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Wyoming, the average hourly rate is $21.60. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Wyoming Home Care Services
The Aging Division of the Wyoming Department of Health provides many services for older adults, including resources related to Home Health Care. The Community Based In Home Services program (CBIHS) is used to provide services to those qualified individuals who are at risk of premature institutionalization. These services are designed to keep people in the least restrictive environment for as long as possible.
Some services are funded through Medicaid, and the Older Americans Act, while others are funded through grants the Division pursues. Services vary by county, but may include: case management, personal care, chore services, homemaker services, respite care, personal emergency response systems, adult day care and hospice. Eligibility for these services: A client must be 18 years of age or older, and, through an ongoing evaluation, to be at risk of premature institutionalization.
Wyoming Home Health Care Resources
To find services and providers, you can contact the Aging Division at the following:
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 259B
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Toll Free 1-800-442-2766
Fax (307) 777-5340
In addition, the not for profit Wyoming Visiting Nurses Association may be a useful resource and serves all Wyoming home health care consumers who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. Services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The Wyoming's VNA Agency staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or home visit. Clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.
Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions Programs
319 South Wilson
Casper, WY 82601
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Wyoming accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of Wyoming home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 106 Wyoming certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 27 Wyoming 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
Wyoming Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Wyoming that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
Physical Therapy Services: 100.0%
Home Health Aid Services: 100.0%
Nursing Care Services: 100.0%
Speech Pathology Services: 92.6%
Occupational Therapy Services: 85.2%
Medical Social Services: 74.1%
Wyoming Agencies by City
- What is Home Care?
- Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical Home Care
- Home Health Care Services
- Non-Medical Home Care Services
- How is Home Care Different from Other Care Options?
- When is Home Care Needed?
- Benefits of Home Care
- Talking to a Loved One
- Selecting a Home Care Agency
- Medicare Quality Data
- Hospice Care
- Home Care Safety
- Considering Home Care Staff
- Home Health Care Costs
- Ways to Pay for Home Care
- Medicare and Home Care
- Medicaid and Home Care
- Does Insurance Cover Home Care
- Using a Reverse Mortgage to Stay Home