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Cost of Arizona Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Arizona is $20.00.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Arizona. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Arizona, the average hourly rate is $20.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Mexico$19
U.S.$20
Arizona$20
Utah$21
Nevada$21
Colorado$22
California$23

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Arizona accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 30% of Arizona home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 396 Arizona certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 170 Arizona 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

Arizona Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Physical Therapy Services: 94.2%

Home Health Aid Services: 92.5%

Occupational Therapy Services: 88.4%

Medical Social Services: 87.9%

Speech Pathology Services: 79.8%

Researching Home Care in Arizona? Ask these questions:

  • Is the home care agency licensed in Arizona?
    Does Arizona license home care agencies, and if so, does the agency have a good-standing license?
  • What type of services does the home care company provide?
    Does the agency provide supportive care services such as housekeeping and bathing/dressing? Does the agency provide home health services provided by an adequately trained health care aide, therapist or nurse?
  • What funds will pay for the services provided by the Arizona home care agency?
    Was the home care prescribed by a doctor? Will Medicare or other health insurance cover the visits or are you requesting home care that is private duty and therefore you will be responsible for the cost?
  • What staff will be providing your home care service?
    Does the staff meet your needs and the requirements, if any, of Arizona? Depending on your needs, staff could include therapists, nurses, social workers, aides or home attendants.
  • How long has the home care worker been employed? Has the caregiver been evaluated recently?
    Ensure the staff has met the Arizona requirements for the tasks and has been property trained and vetted by the agency.
  • Will you have the same staff member for every future visit?
    Ask if the same caregiver or staff member will return on future visits.
  • Does Medicaid cover home care services in Arizona?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the agency accept Arizona Medicaid waivers?

Important Helpful Contacts for Arizona Home Health Consumers and Arizona Senior Citizens

Do you have a complaint against a Arizona home health care agency? If you or a loved one have a complaint about the service provided by a home health care agency in Arizona, report it to:
AHC Home Health of AZ dba Advanced Home Care
azdhs.gov
Local: (602) 364-3030 ext. 5
Tollfree: (800) 221-9968
Does your Medicare or Medigap cover Arizona home health? Do you have a general question about your Medicare or Medigap policy? Then contact:
Arizona Department of Insurance
id.state.az.us
Local: (602) 364-2499
Tollfree: (800) 325-2548
Do you know all of the Arizona health-based programs and services that are available to you? Find out by contacting the Arizona Health Department at the following:
Arizona Department of Health Services
hs.state.az.us
Local: (602) 542-1025
Are you on Arizona resident seeking home care or having trouble paying your medical bills? Contact the Arizona medical assistance office at:
AHCCCS (a.k.a. Access) (formerly - Health Care Cost Containment of Arizona)
ahcccs.state.az.us
Local: (602) 417-4000
Tollfree: (800) 523-0231
Spanish: (602) 417-4000
Are you familiar with the assistance Arizona Area Agencies on the Aging can provide to you?

Your Arizona Area Agencies on the Aging are a GREAT Resource. The AAA offices provide different assistance to Arizona residents 60+ years of age. Arizona Area Agencies on the Aging offer guidance on caregiver support, nutrition, ombudsmen help, assistance programs and referrals, insurance counseling and even transportation.

Find your local Arizona AAA below:

Area Agency on Aging Region One
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 264-2255
Pima Council on Aging
Tucson, AZ
(520) 790-0504
Northern Arizona Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging
Flagstaff, AZ
(877) 521-3500
Pinal Gila Council for Senior Citizens Area on Aging Region 5
Casa Grande, AZ
(520) 836-2758
South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization Area Agency on Aging
Bisbee, AZ
(520) 432-2528
Western Arizona Council of Governments
Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1886

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