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Cost of Wyoming Home Care

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in Wyoming is $20.35.

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

This cost is the base cost for home maker services in Wyoming. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In Wyoming, the average hourly rate is $21.60. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Idaho$19
U.S.$20
Wyoming$20
Utah$21
Colorado$22
South Dakota$22
Nebraska$22
Montana$23

Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare

It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in Wyoming accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of Wyoming home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 109 Wyoming certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 27 Wyoming 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

Wyoming Home Care Services

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

Home Health Aid Services: 100.0%

Nursing Care Services: 100.0%

Physical Therapy Services: 92.6%

Occupational Therapy Services: 74.1%

Speech Pathology Services: 66.7%

Medical Social Services: 63.0%

Researching Home Care in Wyoming? Ask these questions:

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

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

Do you have a complaint against a Wyoming home health care agency? If you or a loved one have a complaint about the service provided by a home health care agency in Wyoming, report it to:
Wyoming Department of Health
Local: (307) 777-7123
Does your Medicare or Medigap cover Wyoming home health? Do you have a general question about your Medicare or Medigap policy? Then contact:
Insurance Department of Wyoming
doi.wyo.gov
Local: (307) 777-7401
Tollfree: (800) 438-5768
Do you know all of the Wyoming health-based programs and services that are available to you? Find out by contacting the Wyoming Health Department at the following:
Wyoming Department of Health
Local: (307) 777-7656
Are you on Wyoming resident seeking home care or having trouble paying your medical bills? Contact the Wyoming medical assistance office at:
Wyoming Department of Health
Local: (307) 777-7656

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