Pasco Southwest, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Cortez, Colorado (CO).

Pasco Southwest, Inc is a for-profit home care agency based at 45 S Washington Street in Cortez, CO. The agency services an area over 3,300 square miles in size with over 50,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2001. A total of 2,465 Medicare visits were made to 63 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $332,006 for these services.

Pasco Southwest, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, have less pain when moving around, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to need unplanned medical care related to a wound less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

Overall Rating

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Rated 5.00 out of 5 from 2 User Reviews
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Quality of Care Rating

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Rated 5.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Staff Rating

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Rated 4.50 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Rated 5.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Promptness Rating

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

07/27/2001

Address

45 S Washington Street
Cortez, CO 81321

Phone Number

(970) 565-6833

Geographic Coordinates

37.34819, -108.581137
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

80328, 81301, 81320, 81321, 81323, 81324, 81325, 81327, 81328, 81334, 81335
* 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
Cortez
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Montezuma County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Colorado
133 (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
Cortez
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Montezuma County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Colorado
122 (91.73%) 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
No
Cortez
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Montezuma County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Colorado
114 (85.71%) 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
Cortez
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Montezuma County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Colorado
127 (95.49%) 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
Cortez
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Montezuma County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Colorado
103 (77.44%) 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
Cortez
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Montezuma County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Colorado
131 (98.50%) 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
72.00%
Cortez
60.50%
Montezuma County
60.50%
Colorado
56.54%
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
73.00%
Cortez
71.00%
Montezuma County
71.00%
Colorado
62.27%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
42.00%
Cortez
39.00%
Montezuma County
39.00%
Colorado
35.11%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Cortez
71.50%
Montezuma County
71.50%
Colorado
60.54%
United States
57.09%

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
18.00%
Cortez
21.00%
Montezuma County
21.00%
Colorado
25.31%
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%
Cortez
Less Than 5.00%
Montezuma County
Less Than 5.00%
Colorado
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
44.00%
Cortez
45.00%
Montezuma County
45.00%
Colorado
37.59%
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
66.00%
Cortez
71.00%
Montezuma County
71.00%
Colorado
51.38%
United States
50.57%

Bladder Control Improvement

The percentage of patients whose bladder control improves. This measure assesses patients whose urinary incontinence improved. [8] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
42.00%
Cortez
55.50%
Montezuma County
55.50%
Colorado
45.48%
United States
46.56%

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
30.00%
Cortez
28.00%
Montezuma County
28.00%
Colorado
29.35%
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
71.00%
Cortez
70.50%
Montezuma County
70.50%
Colorado
65.69%
United States
63.67%

Unplanned Medical Care Related to a Wound

The percentage of patients who need unplanned medical care related to a wound that is new, is worse, or has become infected. A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
94.00%
Cortez
88.50%
Montezuma County
88.50%
Colorado
74.05%
United States
80.41%

Treatment Figures

Charts

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
Cortez Average
165
Montezuma County Average
165
Colorado Average
248
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
2,465
Cortez Average
4,272
Montezuma County Average
4,272
Colorado Average
5,799
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

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

This Provider This Provider
$332,006
Cortez Average
$647,191
Montezuma County Average
$647,191
Colorado Average
$863,469
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
$135
Cortez Average
$151
Montezuma County Average
$151
Colorado Average
$149
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
$5,270
Cortez Average
$3,922
Montezuma County Average
$3,922
Colorado Average
$3,486
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Pasco Southwest, Inc Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Health Net
Details:

The service was excellent. The team that came in to provide my care was top notch. They masde my post surgical experience go very smoothly. I would use them again.

Member:
Date:

A Review by Anonymous

Pasco Southwest, Inc Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

We had pasco sw in our home to care for father ,they were very good.

Member:
Date:

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 1 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Cortez at a Glance

Cortez has a total population of 7,977, of which 2,127 are children under the age of 18 and 1,307 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.4.

Total Population:
7,977
Median Age:
36.4
Males:
3,809 (47.7%)
Female:
4,168 (52.3%)
Children (0-17):
2,127 (26.7%)
Adults (18-64):
4,543 (57.0%)
Seniors (65+):
1,307 (16.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Cortez
Married:
3,496 (43.8%)
Divorced:
860 (10.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Cortez
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,061 (13.30%)
White:
6,443 (80.77%)
African American:
21 (0.26%)
Asian:
28 (0.35%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.04%)
Indian:
805 (10.09%)
Other:
482 (6.04%)
Two or More:
195 (2.44%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Cortez

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
97
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
9
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $35,533 while the median household income is $28,776. Roughly 18.13% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$35,533
Household Income:
$28,776
In Poverty:
18.13%

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