Arkansas Department of Health Pulaski County

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Little Rock, Arkansas (AR).

Arkansas Department of Health Pulaski County is a government run home care agency based at 3915 West Eighth Street in Little Rock, AR. The agency services an area over 1,100 square miles in size with over 400,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1982. A total of 2,087 Medicare visits were made to 63 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $208,566 for these services.

Arkansas Department of Health Pulaski County offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have less pain when moving around, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

05/03/1982

Address

3915 West Eighth Street
Little Rock, AR 72204

Phone Number

(501) 280-3386

Geographic Coordinates

34.744101, -92.317141
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

72002, 72023, 72053, 72065, 72076, 72086, 72103, 72113, 72114, 72116, 72117, 72118, 72120, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72223, 72227, 72645
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Little Rock
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pulaski County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
172 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Little Rock
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pulaski County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
91 (52.91%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Little Rock
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pulaski County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
98 (56.98%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Little Rock
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pulaski County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
162 (94.19%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
No
Little Rock
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Pulaski County
5 (83.33%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
64 (37.21%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Little Rock
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pulaski County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
171 (99.42%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
80.00%
Little Rock
64.00%
Pulaski County
58.50%
Arkansas
60.76%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
61.00%
Little Rock
63.00%
Pulaski County
61.67%
Arkansas
61.40%
United States
62.13%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
27.00%
Little Rock
23.80%
Pulaski County
25.33%
Arkansas
24.40%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
Less Than 5.00%
Little Rock
Less Than 5.00%
Pulaski County
Less Than 5.00%
Arkansas
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
27.00%
Little Rock
38.00%
Pulaski County
36.67%
Arkansas
39.06%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
53.00%
Little Rock
51.20%
Pulaski County
50.50%
Arkansas
48.59%
United States
50.57%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Little Rock
31.40%
Pulaski County
32.00%
Arkansas
35.64%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
65.00%
Little Rock
65.80%
Pulaski County
64.83%
Arkansas
59.42%
United States
63.67%

Treatment Figures

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HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
63
Little Rock Average
966
Pulaski County Average
853
Arkansas Average
192
United States Average
398

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
2,087
Little Rock Average
27,360
Pulaski County Average
24,295
Arkansas Average
6,864
United States Average
12,553

Financials

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Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$208,566
Little Rock Average
$3,377,109
Pulaski County Average
$2,979,804
Arkansas Average
$753,495
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$100
Little Rock Average
$123
Pulaski County Average
$123
Arkansas Average
$110
United States Average
$135

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$3,311
Little Rock Average
$3,495
Pulaski County Average
$3,492
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Little Rock at a Glance

Little Rock has a total population of 183,133, of which 45,235 are children under the age of 18 and 21,327 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.5.

Total Population:
183,133
Median Age:
34.5
Males:
86,322 (47.1%)
Female:
96,811 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
45,235 (24.7%)
Adults (18-64):
116,571 (63.7%)
Seniors (65+):
21,327 (11.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Little Rock
Married:
74,461 (40.7%)
Divorced:
18,229 (10.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Little Rock
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,889 (2.67%)
White:
100,848 (55.07%)
African American:
74,003 (40.41%)
Asian:
3,032 (1.66%)
Pacific Islander:
64 (0.03%)
Indian:
500 (0.27%)
Other:
2,348 (1.28%)
Two or More:
2,338 (1.28%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Little Rock

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.34, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.34 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
6
Doctors:
2,834
Home Agencies:
5
Hospitals:
5
Nursing Homes:
11
Medical Suppliers:
102
Rehab Centers:
9

Wealth

The median family income is $47,446 while the median household income is $37,572. Roughly 13.99% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$47,446
Household Income:
$37,572
In Poverty:
13.99%

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