How much does home care cost?

Home health care is expensive, but depending on the type of health care benefits you have and the kind of coverage your provider offers, those costs may be equivalent to what you’d pay to receive in-hospital care.

In addition, costs vary by state. In 2008, the average hourly cost of in home care was $49 in Alaska, as compared with $16 per hour in Kentucky. Needless to say, every situation is unique and is also dependent upon the type of care required. To find out how much home health care will cost you, contact your health care provider and ask about coverage or talk to a home health services representative.

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