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Cost of New Hampshire Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in New Hampshire is $23.12.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in New Hampshire. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In New Hampshire, the average hourly rate is $24.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$20
Vermont$21
Maine$22
New Hampshire$23
Massachusetts$24

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in New Hampshire accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of New Hampshire home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 124 New Hampshire certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 29 New Hampshire 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

New Hampshire Home Care Services

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

Home Health Aid Services: 100.0%

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Speech Pathology Services: 86.2%

Physical Therapy Services: 86.2%

Occupational Therapy Services: 86.2%

Medical Social Services: 79.3%

Researching Home Care in New Hampshire? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for New Hampshire Home Health Consumers and New Hampshire Senior Citizens

Do you have a complaint against a New Hampshire home health care agency? If you or a loved one have a complaint about the service provided by a home health care agency in New Hampshire, report it to:
Dept of Health and Human Services of NH-Office of Prog Support-Bureau of Health Facilities
dhhs.nh.gov
Local: (603) 271-9499
Tollfree: (800) 852-3345
Do you know all of the New Hampshire health-based programs and services that are available to you? Find out by contacting the New Hampshire Health Department at the following:
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
dhhs.state.nh.us
Local: (603) 271-9000
Tollfree: (800) 852-3345
Are you on New Hampshire resident seeking home care or having trouble paying your medical bills? Contact the New Hampshire medical assistance office at:
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
dhhs.state.nh.us
Local: (603) 271-4344
Tollfree: (800) 852-3345

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