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Cost of Texas Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Texas is $18.50.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Texas. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Texas, the average hourly rate is $18.62. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Mexico$19

Texas Home Care Services

The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services licenses home health care agencies and provides an up to date directory of licensed providers. To obtain the most recent information about a provider, you can visit the DADS Consumer Rights and Services web site or call the Hotline at 1-800-458-9858.

Texas Home Health Care Resources

The not for profit Texas Visiting Nurses Association is a useful resource for Texas home care consumers. The VNA serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay and provides home health care services that can be paid through Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies. The Agency staff will evaluate your eligibility via phone or home visit. All clients must have a physician's referral and be classified as homebound or needing skilled care. A couple of the Texas VNA's are listed below:

VNA of El Paso, Inc.
4171 North Mesa St Bldg D, Suite 500
El Paso, TX 79902
Primary Phone: 915-532-0888
Fax: 915-532-0224

Christus VNA of Houston

601 Sawyer, Suite 750
Houston, TX 77007
Primary Phone: 713-520-8115
Fax: 713-520-6054
Alternate: 800-375-6877
Referral: 713-630-5555

The Texas Association of Home Care is a valuable resource for home care information in Texas. The association can refer you to one of their member agencies that home care and hospice services in your area. You can visit their web site or simply dial (800) 880-8893.

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Texas accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 45% of Texas home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 2668 Texas certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 2376 Texas 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

Texas Home Care Services

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

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Physical Therapy Services: 99.0%

Occupational Therapy Services: 96.8%

Speech Pathology Services: 95.1%

Medical Social Services: 91.4%

Home Health Aid Services: 87.8%

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