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North Carolina Home Health Care Agencies

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Home health care agencies in North Carolina are listed by city below. For best results, try searching by by zip code North Carolina to view all agencies that serve your area instead of just agencies that are located in your city.

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Cost of North Carolina Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in North Carolina is $17.50.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in North Carolina. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In North Carolina, the average hourly rate is $18.23. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

North Carolina$18
South Carolina$18

North Carolina Home Care Services

North Carolina home health care agencies must hold a current license from the North Carolina Division of Health Services Regulation (DHSR). All home care agencies that provide "hands on" care must be licensed by the State. As of January the 1st, 2010, all companion and sitter agencies must be licensed as well even though they do not provide "hands on" care.

The North Carolina licensure requires that agencies meet specific standards regarding the administration of the agency, staff competencies, supervision of patient care, and records. Licensed home care agencies are also required to do criminal background checks on all employees that enter a patient's home. The DHSR is available to make on-site visits to follow-up any complaints received related to agency care.

North Carolina Home Health Care Resources

Home health care agencies that are medicare-certified programs are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation. North Carolina in-home aide services may be covered by North Carolina's Medicaid Personal Care Program (PCS), long-term care insurance, private insurance, veteran's benefits or private pay. Criteria for North Carolina's Medicaid PCS program may be discussed with a PCS provider agency.

For additional information about various home care options in North Carolina, many agencies have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina, Inc. can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the home care and hospice agency that serves your town, visit their web site. For a comprehensive directory of home care and hospice agencies in North Carolina, listed by the counties they serve, visit this link.

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in North Carolina accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 25% of North Carolina home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 577 North Carolina certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 171 North Carolina 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

North Carolina Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Physical Therapy Services: 99.4%

Home Health Aid Services: 98.8%

Occupational Therapy Services: 91.9%

Speech Pathology Services: 90.1%

Medical Social Services: 90.1%

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