How to Pay for Private Home Care in State College, PA and the Surrounding Area
Families with elderly loved ones in State College, Altoona, and adjacent areas can choose from various payment choices for our private home care services
When families start looking into private home care, one of the most common questions they have is, "How much does care cost?" The answer varies depending on the state, setting, and sort of care needed.
If you're unclear about how to pay for care in Pennsylvania, bear in mind that you have a few options. To choose the most cost-effective method of paying for treatment, you or a loved one must first research these possibilities in light of your loved one's financial position. If you have any further inquiries, please get in touch with our care team at (814) 283-6162.
Various Payment Options
The following are some of the most prevalent methods of paying for private home care services:
- Private Pay/Out-of-Pocket: Most families pay for this type of care for a loved one out of their own pockets. It is common to pay for care, including assisted living, out of pocket. While in-home senior care is often less expensive than institutional care, prices vary depending on the type of care needed and the number of hours necessary. Calculating out-of-pocket costs and determining ways to lower them should be done after all other choices have been exhausted. Families who want to learn more can contact our office to discuss the components of a tailored care plan and the need for companion care, respite care, or personal care assistance.
- Long-Term Care Insurance — This type of insurance can assist pay for some of the costs of care. Our staff can help elders obtain long-term care insurance by supplying any papers needed to get started with this specific type of coverage.
- Waiver Programs - Comfort Keepers is able to accept various waiver programs from residents of Clearfield County and Blair County.
Is Comfort Keepers a Medicare-Accepting Facility?
Due to our non-medical status, Comfort Keepers is unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid. We do our best to ensure we offer affordable care options.
Contact Our Office Today to Learn More
Browse our frequently asked questions to learn more about the cost of private home care services. You can also contact our office by clicking one of the buttons below to begin receiving the proper care and support. Our staff can set up a free, no-obligation consultation with a care coordinator so that we can better understand your needs. Following the consultation, we can start creating a comprehensive care plan tailored to your loved one's lifestyle. Click one of the buttons below to get started!