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Cost of North Dakota Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in North Dakota is $26.16.

The monthly base rate for North Dakota home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. North Dakota is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in North Dakota. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In North Dakota, the average hourly rate is $27.16. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$20
South Dakota$22
Montana$23
Minnesota$24
North Dakota$26

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in North Dakota accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 15% of North Dakota home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 100 North Dakota certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 18 North Dakota 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 Dakota Home Care Services

Of the home care agencies in North Dakota 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: 94.4%

Physical Therapy Services: 88.9%

Occupational Therapy Services: 88.9%

Speech Pathology Services: 83.3%

Medical Social Services: 55.6%

Researching Home Care in North Dakota? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for North Dakota Home Health Consumers and North Dakota Senior Citizens

Do you have a complaint against a North Dakota home health care agency? If you or a loved one have a complaint about the service provided by a home health care agency in North Dakota, report it to:
North Dakota Department of Health
ndhealth.gov
Local: (701) 328-2372
Tollfree: (800) 247-0560
Does your Medicare or Medigap cover North Dakota home health? Do you have a general question about your Medicare or Medigap policy? Then contact:
Senior Health Insurance Counseling (SHIC)
state.nd.us
Local: (701) 328-2440
Tollfree: (800) 247-0560
Do you know all of the North Dakota health-based programs and services that are available to you? Find out by contacting the North Dakota Health Department at the following:
North Dakota Department of Health
ndhealth.gov
Local: (701) 328-2352
Are you on North Dakota resident seeking home care or having trouble paying your medical bills? Contact the North Dakota medical assistance office at:
North Dakota Department of Human Resources
nd.gov
Local: (701) 328-2321
Tollfree: (800) 755-2604

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