Long Term Care Planning
Average Home Health Aide Costs Across Michigan

Average Home Health Aide Costs Across Michigan

Home health aides in Michigan provide in-home personal care for patients, such as bathing, dressing, and house hold tasks.

They offer a variety of long term care services for you or your loved one, but often come at a hefty price.

If you’re considering a home health aide in Michigan, it’s important to understand how you plan to pay for it. According to a 2021 survey by Genworth**, the median cost for one Michigan resident to receive care from a home health aide equates to $66,352 for a full year.

Where you live in Michigan can also make a difference in the price you pay for a home health aide, since prices vary between different cities.

Generally, the cost of a home health aide is the most expensive in Muskegon, where the median price for a full year of service is $76,076, or approximately $33 per hour of service.

The cost of these services decreases for Saginaw, which in terms of urban areas, has the lowest annual median price for home health aide services in Michigan. In Saginaw, the cost for a full year of a home health aide is roughly $50,336, or approximately $22 per hour of service.

Don’t live in Muskegon or Saginaw? Check out our cost analysis of home health aides in these other popular Michigan cities: Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Midland, Monroe, Niles, Jackson, Flint, Battle Creek, Bay City

For residents living in smaller suburbs or the more rural areas of Michigan, the median cost of a home health aide is $65,208 annually, 1% below the overall state median.

Can’t afford to pay out of pocket for a home health aide in Michigan?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Michigan home health aides work with long term care insurance companies to help pay for your long term care needs, if you have a policy.

The key is to start planning early, so you have time to qualify for the best possible rates. And that’s where the insurance brokers at Policy Solver are here to help.

We partner with the best carriers and agents in Michigan, to ensure you get the right coverage, at the right price.

Schedule a free consultation today to begin browsing your options. Our brokers are waiting to answer your questions and help you find the best home health aide coverage in Michigan at the lowest price, guaranteed.

** Genworth Cost of Care Survey, conducted by CareScout®, July – September 2021
© 2021 Genworth Financial, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Methodology: https://pro.genworth.com/riiproweb/productinfo/pdf/131168.pdf


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