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Cost of Indiana Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Indiana is $19.00.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Indiana. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Indiana, the average hourly rate is $19.50. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Indiana accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 35% of Indiana home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 443 Indiana certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 228 Indiana 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

Indiana Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Home Health Aid Services: 97.4%

Physical Therapy Services: 93.4%

Occupational Therapy Services: 85.1%

Speech Pathology Services: 71.1%

Medical Social Services: 65.8%

Researching Home Care in Indiana? Ask these questions:

  • Is the home care agency licensed in Indiana?
    Does Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Indiana? 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 Indiana 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 Indiana?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the agency accept Indiana Medicaid waivers?

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

Do you have a complaint against a Indiana home health care agency? If you or a loved one have a complaint about the service provided by a home health care agency in Indiana, report it to:
Indiana State Department of Health
Local: (317) 233-7442
Tollfree: (800) 246-8909
Does your Medicare or Medigap cover Indiana home health? Do you have a general question about your Medicare or Medigap policy? Then contact:
Indiana Department of Insurance - Consumer Service Division
Local: (317) 232-2395
Tollfree: (800) 622-4461
Do you know all of the Indiana health-based programs and services that are available to you? Find out by contacting the Indiana Health Department at the following:
Indiana State Department of Health
Local: (317) 233-1325
Are you on Indiana resident seeking home care or having trouble paying your medical bills? Contact the Indiana medical assistance office at:
Family and Social Services Administration of Indiana
Local: (317) 233-4454
Tollfree: (800) 403-0864
Are you familiar with the assistance Indiana Area Agencies on the Aging can provide to you?

Your Indiana Area Agencies on the Aging are a GREAT Resource. The AAA offices provide different assistance to Indiana residents 60+ years of age. Indiana 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 Indiana AAA below:

Northwest Indiana Community Action
Crown Point, IN
(219) 794-1829
REAL Services
South Bend, IN
(574) 284-2644
Aging and In-Home Services Northeast Indiana, Inc.
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 745-1200
Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.
Lafayette, IN
(765) 447-7683
Area Five Area Agency on Aging & Community Services, Inc.
Logansport, IN
(574) 722-4451
LifeStream Services, Inc.
Yorktown, IN
(765) 759-1121
Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled/WCIEDD, Inc.
Terre Haute, IN
(812) 238-1561
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 254-5465
Area 10 Agency on Aging
Ellettsville, IN
(812) 876-3383
Thrive Alliance
Columbus, IN
(812) 372-6918
LifeTime Resources, Inc.
Dillsboro, IN
(812) 432-5215
Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging and Disability
Vincennes, IN
(812) 888-5880
Evansville, IN
(812) 464-7800
LifeSpan Resources, Inc.
New Albany, IN
(812) 948-8330
Hoosier Uplands/Area 15 Agency on Aging
Mitchell, IN
(812) 849-4457

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