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Cost of Nevada Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Nevada is $21.00.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Nevada. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Nevada, the average hourly rate is $21.63. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Idaho$19
Arizona$20
U.S.$20
Nevada$21
Utah$21
Oregon$22
California$23

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Nevada accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 50% of Nevada home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 136 Nevada certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 133 Nevada 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

Nevada Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Physical Therapy Services: 98.5%

Home Health Aid Services: 97.0%

Occupational Therapy Services: 93.2%

Medical Social Services: 93.2%

Speech Pathology Services: 87.2%

Researching Home Care in Nevada? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nevada Home Health Consumers and Nevada Senior Citizens

Do you have a complaint against a Nevada home health care agency? If you or a loved one have a complaint about the service provided by a home health care agency in Nevada, report it to:
Health Division of Nevada - Bureau of Licensure and Certification
health.nv.gov
Local: (702) 486-6515
Tollfree: (800) 225-3414
Does your Medicare or Medigap cover Nevada home health? Do you have a general question about your Medicare or Medigap policy? Then contact:
Insurance Division of Nevada - Department of Business and Industry
doi.nv.gov
Local: (775) 687-0700
Tollfree: (800) 992-0900
Do you know all of the Nevada health-based programs and services that are available to you? Find out by contacting the Nevada Health Department at the following:
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Division of Welfare and Supportive Services
nvaging.net
Local: (775) 687-4210
Are you on Nevada resident seeking home care or having trouble paying your medical bills? Contact the Nevada medical assistance office at:
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Division of Welfare and Supportive Services
dwss.nv.gov
Local: (702) 631-7098
Tollfree: (800) 992-0900

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