Montana Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Montana Home Care
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Montana is $23.00.
The monthly base rate for Montana home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Montana is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Montana. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Montana, the average hourly rate is $23.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Montana Home Care Services
Montana defines a home health agency as a public agency or private organization or a subdivision of such an agency or organization that is engaged in providing home health services to individuals in the places where they live. Home health services must include the services of a licensed registered nurse and at least one other therapeutic service and may include additional support services. Home health care agencies in Montana that are Medicare-certified programs are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Montana Home Health Care Resources
The most recent listing of home health agencies can be obtained from the department's web page or by contacting the licensing bureau:
2401 Colonial Drive
PO Box 202953
Helena, Montana 59620-2953
Phone: (406) 444-0596
The Montana Department of Health's Senior and Long Term Care Division is also
another home health care resource for residents:
Montana Department of Health, Senior and Long Term Care Division
P.O. Box 4210
111 Sanders, Room 211
Helena, MT 59620
Fax: (406) 444-7743
For additional information about various options, many home health care agencies have joined together. The Montana Hospital Association: An Association of Montana Health Care Providers can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the home care and hospice agency that serves your town in Montana, visit their web site.
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Montana accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of Montana home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 108 Montana certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 27 Montana 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
Montana Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Montana that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
Physical Therapy Services: 100.0%
Occupational Therapy Services: 100.0%
Nursing Care Services: 100.0%
Home Health Aid Services: 88.9%
Speech Pathology Services: 88.9%
Medical Social Services: 81.5%
Montana 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