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Oklahoma Home Health Care Agencies

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Home health care agencies in Oklahoma are listed by city below. For best results, try searching by by zip code Oklahoma to view all agencies that serve your area instead of just agencies that are located in your city.

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Cost of Oklahoma Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Oklahoma is $18.98.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Oklahoma. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Oklahoma, the average hourly rate is $20.35. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Mexico$19

Oklahoma Home Care Services

All agencies must be licensed by the State Department of Health to do business in Oklahoma. An agency does not have to be Medicare certified unless it receives payment from Medicare. The Oklahoma Bar Association recommends that seniors should, in choosing among available home care providers, look for some of these things:
  • Certification and membership: Medicare, Medicaid, the Oklahoma Association of Health Care, the Oklahoma Department of Health, the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, Home Care Association of America, National Association of Home Care;
  • Reputation: references from doctors and public health workers; and,
  • Personnel Standards: skill levels of employees and the process used to screen and select employees.

Oklahoma Home Health Care Resources

If you have questions or need a referral, call: Oklahoma Association for Home Care (405) 495-5995 or Home Care Association of America at (202) 547-7424 . To verify whether a particular home health care provider is licensed, you may call the Oklahoma Department of Health at (405) 271-5600 or 1-800-522-0203.

The VNA of Tulsa, a not for profit association, may be a useful home health care resource. The VNA serves all who qualify, regardless of your age or ability to pay. Home care services are paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The VNA staff will evaluate eligibility via phone or home visit. Home health care clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care.

VNA of Tulsa
7875 East 51st Street, Ste N-3
Tulsa, OK 74145
Primary Phone: 918-743-9810

For additional information about various home care options, many Oklahoma home health agencies have joined together for a cooperative partnership. The Oklahoma Association for Home Care can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. Visit the association's web site to contact the home care and hospice agency that serves your town.

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Oklahoma accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 35% of Oklahoma home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 440 Oklahoma certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 255 Oklahoma 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

Oklahoma Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Physical Therapy Services: 98.4%

Home Health Aid Services: 94.9%

Speech Pathology Services: 89.4%

Occupational Therapy Services: 89.4%

Medical Social Services: 73.3%

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