Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, Inc

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

Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, Inc is a non-profit home care agency based at 7347 Ridge Road in Port Richey, FL. The agency services an area over 1,200 square miles in size with over 1,270,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1996. A total of 14,810 Medicare visits were made to 801 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $2,954,642 for these services.

Visiting Nurse Association of Florida, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational 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, get better at getting in and out of bed, have their bladder control improve, and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

07/22/1996

Address

7347 Ridge Road
Port Richey, FL 34668

Phone Number

(727) 845-8099

Geographic Coordinates

28.280578, -82.691847
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

33471, 33523, 33524, 33525, 33537, 33540, 33541, 33542, 33543, 33544, 33556, 33576, 33594, 33701, 33702, 33703, 33704, 33705, 33706, 33707, 33708, 33709, 33710, 33711, 33712, 33713, 33714, 33715, 33716, 33755, 33756, 33759, 33760, 33761, 33762, 33763, 33764, 33767, 33770, 33771, 33772, 33773, 33776, 33778, 33781, 33782, 33785, 33786, 34610, 34639, 34652, 34653, 34654, 34655, 34667, 34668, 34669, 34677, 34679, 34683, 34684, 34685, 34688, 34689, 34690, 34691, 34695, 34698
* 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
Port Richey
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pasco County
7 (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
Yes
Port Richey
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pasco County
7 (100.00%) 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
Port Richey
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pasco County
7 (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
Port Richey
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pasco County
7 (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
Port Richey
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pasco County
7 (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
Port Richey
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Pasco County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Florida
762 (98.45%) 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
71.00%
Port Richey
66.50%
Pasco County
65.29%
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
73.00%
Port Richey
62.50%
Pasco County
66.29%
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
58.00%
Port Richey
43.50%
Pasco County
47.14%
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
65.00%
Port Richey
60.00%
Pasco County
60.00%
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%
Port Richey
21.50%
Pasco County
18.71%
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%
Port Richey
Less Than 5.00%
Pasco 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
52.00%
Port Richey
39.00%
Pasco County
42.86%
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
63.00%
Port Richey
60.00%
Pasco County
56.86%
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
61.00%
Port Richey
51.00%
Pasco County
58.43%
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
25.00%
Port Richey
25.50%
Pasco County
22.29%
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
70.00%
Port Richey
71.00%
Pasco County
73.14%
Florida
70.70%
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%
Port Richey
79.50%
Pasco County
75.14%
Florida
83.40%
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
801
Port Richey Average
538
Pasco County Average
507
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
14,810
Port Richey Average
10,422
Pasco County Average
9,632
Florida Average
20,139
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
$2,954,642
Port Richey Average
$1,933,489
Pasco County Average
$1,631,135
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
$200
Port Richey Average
$186
Pasco County Average
$169
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
$3,689
Port Richey Average
$3,594
Pasco County Average
$3,215
Florida Average
$4,593
United States Average
$4,270

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Note: There are a total of 31 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Port Richey at a Glance

Port Richey has a total population of 3,021, of which 448 are children under the age of 18 and 820 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 47.6.

Total Population:
3,021
Median Age:
47.6
Males:
1,507 (49.9%)
Female:
1,514 (50.1%)
Children (0-17):
448 (14.8%)
Adults (18-64):
1,753 (58.0%)
Seniors (65+):
820 (27.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Port Richey
Married:
1,365 (45.2%)
Divorced:
415 (13.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Port Richey
Hispanic Ethnicity:
87 (2.88%)
White:
2,904 (96.13%)
African American:
19 (0.63%)
Asian:
33 (1.09%)
Pacific Islander:
2 (0.07%)
Indian:
18 (0.60%)
Other:
11 (0.36%)
Two or More:
34 (1.13%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Port Richey

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.65, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.65 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
239
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
0
Medical Suppliers:
17
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $40,050 while the median household income is $27,404. Roughly 15.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,050
Household Income:
$27,404
In Poverty:
15.95%

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