Nebraska Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Nebraska Home Care
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Nebraska is $21.95.
The monthly base rate for Nebraska home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Nebraska is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Nebraska. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Nebraska, the average hourly rate is $23.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Nebraska Home Care Services
The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services maintains a list of state approved home health agencies.You can contact the DHHS Home and Community Services division at the following:
Nebraska Department of Health & Human
Home and Community Services
301 Centennial Mall South, 5th floor
State Office Building
Lincoln, NE 68509
Toll-Free Phone Number: 1-800-358-8802
Nebraska Home Health Care Resources
In addition, the not for profit Visiting Nurses Association in Nebraska may
be a useful resource for home care information. The VNA serves all consumers
who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. Home care services are paid
through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The VNA staff will
evaluate a consumer's eligibility via phone or home visit. Clients must have
a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.
Visiting Nurse Association
12565 W Center Rd, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68144
Primary Phone: 402-342-5566
For additional information about various home health care services, the Nebraska Association of Home and Community Health Agencies may be a valuable resource. The association is a partnership of many home health care agencies in Nebraska that can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the Nebraska home care and hospice agency that serves your town, 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 Nebraska accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 35% of Nebraska home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 143 Nebraska certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 74 Nebraska 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
Nebraska Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Nebraska 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: 98.6%
Physical Therapy Services: 98.6%
Occupational Therapy Services: 97.3%
Speech Pathology Services: 94.6%
Medical Social Services: 55.4%
Nebraska 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