Advocate Home Health Care, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Lecanto, Florida (FL).

Advocate Home Health Care, Inc is a for-profit home care agency based at 2653 N Lecanto Highway in Lecanto, FL. The agency services an area over 800 square miles in size with over 190,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2004. A total of 5,021 Medicare visits were made to 149 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $856,798 for these services.

Advocate Home Health Care, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, have their bladder control improve, 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 agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have to be admitted to the hospital less often, need urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

04/06/2004

Address

2653 N Lecanto Highway
Lecanto, FL 34461

Phone Number

(352) 746-2549

Geographic Coordinates

28.902139, -82.479448
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

34420, 34428, 34429, 34432, 34433, 34434, 34436, 34442, 34446, 34447, 34448, 34450, 34452, 34453, 34460, 34461, 34464, 34465, 34481, 34487, 34609, 34613
* 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
Citrus County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
774 (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
No
Citrus County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
636 (82.17%) 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
Citrus County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
569 (73.51%) 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
Citrus County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
745 (96.25%) 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
Yes
Citrus County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
629 (81.27%) 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
Citrus County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
762 (98.45%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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
87.00%
Citrus County
72.20%
Florida
66.15%
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
81.00%
Citrus County
69.20%
Florida
63.60%
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
62.00%
Citrus County
50.40%
Florida
40.61%
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
83.00%
Citrus County
68.60%
Florida
56.67%
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
20.00%
Citrus County
17.40%
Florida
16.64%
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%
Citrus County
Less Than 5.00%
Florida
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
50.00%
Citrus County
45.00%
Florida
40.90%
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
51.00%
Citrus County
57.20%
Florida
50.35%
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
81.00%
Citrus County
63.80%
Florida
46.02%
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
41.00%
Citrus County
26.00%
Florida
24.99%
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
54.00%
Citrus County
70.20%
Florida
70.70%
United States
63.67%

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
149
Citrus County Average
1,067
Florida Average
473
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
5,021
Citrus County Average
21,024
Florida Average
20,139
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
$856,798
Citrus County Average
$3,713,225
Florida Average
$2,173,798
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
$171
Citrus County Average
$177
Florida Average
$108
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
$5,750
Citrus County Average
$3,480
Florida Average
$4,593
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Lecanto at a Glance

Lecanto has a total population of 5,161, of which 1,060 are children under the age of 18 and 1,168 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 44.8.

Total Population:
5,161
Median Age:
44.8
Males:
2,651 (51.4%)
Female:
2,510 (48.6%)
Children (0-17):
1,060 (20.5%)
Adults (18-64):
2,933 (56.8%)
Seniors (65+):
1,168 (22.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lecanto
Married:
2,588 (50.1%)
Divorced:
448 (8.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lecanto
Hispanic Ethnicity:
140 (2.71%)
White:
4,845 (93.88%)
African American:
153 (2.96%)
Asian:
39 (0.76%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.02%)
Indian:
39 (0.76%)
Other:
22 (0.43%)
Two or More:
62 (1.20%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lecanto

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.44, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.44 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
74
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
2
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $46,987 while the median household income is $40,826. Roughly 7.52% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,987
Household Income:
$40,826
In Poverty:
7.52%

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