Vermont Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of Vermont Home Care
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Vermont is $21.00.
The monthly base rate for Vermont home care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Vermont is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Vermont. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Vermont, the average hourly rate is $22.00. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Vermont Home Care Services
The Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living is responsible for providing resources and information for citizens of Vermont regarding home health care options. A directory of care providers, and information on various programs is available here and the contact information is below:
Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging
and Independent Living
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671
(802) 241-2401 Administrative
(802) 241-3557 TTY Administrative
(802) 241-2325 FAX
Vermont Home Health Care Resources
The Vermont Visiting Nurses Association can be useful resource for home care information. The local VNA serves all who qualify, regardless of age or ability to pay. The VNA home care services are paid through Medicare, NH/VT Medicaid and private insurance companies. Usually, the association's agency 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.
The Vermont Assembly of Home Health and Hospice Agencies, Inc. can help refer
you to one of their member agencies who provide home care and hospice services
in your area. To contact the home care and hospice agency that serves your town,
simply dial 1-800-HOMECARE (in Vermont).
Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of VT and NH
66 Benning St., Suite 6
West Lebanon, NH 03784
Phone: (888) 300-8853
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Vermont accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of Vermont home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 37 Vermont certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 10 Vermont 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
Vermont Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in Vermont that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
Physical Therapy Services: 100.0%
Speech Pathology Services: 100.0%
Occupational Therapy Services: 100.0%
Nursing Care Services: 100.0%
Medical Social Services: 100.0%
Home Health Aid Services: 100.0%
Vermont Agencies by City
- What is Home Care?
- Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical Home Care
- Home Health Care Services
- Non-Medical Home Care Services
- How is Home Care Different from Other Care Options?
- When is Home Care Needed?
- Benefits of Home Care
- Talking to a Loved One
- Selecting a Home Care Agency
- Medicare Quality Data
- Hospice Care
- Home Care Safety
- Considering Home Care Staff
- Home Health Care Costs
- Ways to Pay for Home Care
- Medicare and Home Care
- Medicaid and Home Care
- Does Insurance Cover Home Care
- Using a Reverse Mortgage to Stay Home