ABA Home Health Care, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Washington, District of Columbia (DC).

ABA Home Health Care, Inc is a for-profit home care agency based at 821 Kennedy Street Northwest in Washington, DC. The agency services an area with over 420,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2006. A total of 143 Medicare visits were made to 8 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $20,513 for these services.

ABA Home Health Care, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, have less pain when moving around, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

Overall Rating

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Rated 5.00 out of 5 from 1 User Review
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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 1.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Facility Rating

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Rated 2.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Promptness Rating

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Rated 2.00 out of 5 on this user rated measure.

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

07/13/2006

Address

821 Kennedy Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

Phone Number

(202) 722-1725

Geographic Coordinates

38.956248, -77.024336
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

20001, 20002, 20003, 20005, 20009, 20010, 20011, 20012, 20015, 20017, 20018, 20019, 20020, 20024, 20060
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

Charts

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
Washington
23 (100.00%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia County
23 (100.00%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia
23 (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
Washington
20 (86.96%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia County
20 (86.96%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia
20 (86.96%) 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
Washington
15 (65.22%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia County
15 (65.22%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia
15 (65.22%) 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
Washington
22 (95.65%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia County
22 (95.65%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia
22 (95.65%) 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
Washington
20 (86.96%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia County
20 (86.96%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia
20 (86.96%) 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
Washington
23 (100.00%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia County
23 (100.00%) Offer this Service
District of Columbia
23 (100.00%) 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.

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50.00%
Washington
64.20%
District of Columbia County
64.20%
District of Columbia
64.20%
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
36.00%
Washington
55.20%
District of Columbia County
55.20%
District of Columbia
55.20%
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
13.00%
Washington
45.85%
District of Columbia County
45.85%
District of Columbia
45.85%
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
26.00%
Washington
57.08%
District of Columbia County
57.08%
District of Columbia
57.08%
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
28.00%
Washington
25.94%
District of Columbia County
25.94%
District of Columbia
25.94%
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%
Washington
Less Than 5.00%
District of Columbia County
Less Than 5.00%
District of Columbia
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
15.00%
Washington
37.43%
District of Columbia County
37.43%
District of Columbia
37.43%
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
22.00%
Washington
42.00%
District of Columbia County
42.00%
District of Columbia
42.00%
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
30.00%
Washington
29.88%
District of Columbia County
29.88%
District of Columbia
29.88%
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
67.00%
Washington
67.75%
District of Columbia County
67.75%
District of Columbia
67.75%
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
8
Washington Average
234
District of Columbia County Average
234
District of Columbia Average
234
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
143
Washington Average
4,856
District of Columbia County Average
4,856
District of Columbia Average
4,856
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
$20,513
Washington Average
$818,673
District of Columbia County Average
$818,673
District of Columbia Average
$818,673
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
$143
Washington Average
$169
District of Columbia County Average
$169
District of Columbia Average
$169
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
$2,564
Washington Average
$3,498
District of Columbia County Average
$3,498
District of Columbia Average
$3,498
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

ABA Home Health Care, Inc Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Staff:
Full StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
None
Details:

Family business with a few employees. i'm going to assume that the owners of ABA treat their employees like garbage. These people are rude and nasty, especially the owner (woman) I decided not to go with them. Will take my business elsewhere.

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Washington at a Glance

Washington has a total population of 572,059, of which 114,992 are children under the age of 18 and 69,898 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.6.

Total Population:
572,059
Median Age:
34.6
Males:
269,366 (47.1%)
Female:
302,693 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
114,992 (20.1%)
Adults (18-64):
387,169 (67.7%)
Seniors (65+):
69,898 (12.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Washington
Married:
161,738 (28.3%)
Divorced:
46,044 (8.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Washington
Hispanic Ethnicity:
44,953 (7.86%)
White:
176,101 (30.78%)
African American:
343,312 (60.01%)
Asian:
15,189 (2.66%)
Pacific Islander:
348 (0.06%)
Indian:
1,713 (0.30%)
Other:
21,950 (3.84%)
Two or More:
13,446 (2.35%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Washington

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
19
Doctors:
5,997
Home Agencies:
23
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
20
Medical Suppliers:
105
Rehab Centers:
37

Wealth

The median family income is $46,283 while the median household income is $40,127. Roughly 19.14% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,283
Household Income:
$40,127
In Poverty:
19.14%

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