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Cost of Ohio Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Ohio is $19.04.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Ohio. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Ohio, the average hourly rate is $19.82. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

West Virginia$16

Ohio Home Care Services

All home health care agencies in Ohio are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health, Community Health Care Facilities & Services which is located at

246 North High Street
2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: (614) 995-7466,
Fax: (614) 387-2763

The Ohio Home Care Program provides home health care for Medicaid recipients. The program is regulated by the Bureau of Long Term Care Services & Supports, a division of the Department of Job and Eligibility Family Services (ODJFS). More information on the program can be found here.

Ohio Home Health Care Resources

Any concerns about a home health care agency in Ohio can be directed to the the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Division of Quality Assurance, Provider and Consumer Services Unit (PCSU) office at 1-800-342-0553.

Also, the not for profit Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio may be a useful resource for home care information. The association serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay and home health care services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The VNA of Ohio staff will evaluate 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 of Ohio
2500 East 22nd Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Primary Phone: 1-800-HOMECARE

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Ohio accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 45% of Ohio home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 875 Ohio certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 770 Ohio 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

Ohio Home Care Services

Of the home care agencies in Ohio 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: 98.2%

Physical Therapy Services: 93.4%

Occupational Therapy Services: 87.5%

Speech Pathology Services: 79.1%

Medical Social Services: 55.2%

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