Elkhart General Home Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Elkhart, Indiana (IN).

Elkhart General Home Care is a non-profit home care agency based at 2020 Industrial Parkway in Elkhart, IN. The agency services an area over 2,200 square miles in size with over 610,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1990. A total of 14,462 Medicare visits were made to 662 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,705,957 for these services.

Elkhart General Home Care offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have to be admitted to the hospital less often, have urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have improvement in bladder control, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

04/26/1990

Address

2020 Industrial Parkway
Elkhart, IN 46516

Phone Number

(574) 294-6181

Geographic Coordinates

41.686632, -85.934092
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

46506, 46507, 46514, 46515, 46516, 46517, 46526, 46527, 46528, 46530, 46534, 46536, 46540, 46542, 46543, 46544, 46545, 46550, 46553, 46561, 46565, 46567, 46573, 46582, 46601, 46613, 46614, 46615, 46616, 46617, 46619, 46628, 46635, 46637, 46761, 46767, 49030, 49031, 49042, 49047, 49061, 49091, 49095, 49099, 49112, 49120, 49130, 49912
* 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
Elkhart
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Elkhart County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Indiana
184 (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
Elkhart
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Elkhart County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Indiana
160 (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
Elkhart
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Elkhart County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Indiana
119 (64.67%) 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
Elkhart
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Elkhart County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Indiana
176 (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
Yes
Elkhart
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Elkhart County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Indiana
132 (71.74%) 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
Elkhart
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Elkhart County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Indiana
183 (99.46%) 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
53.00%
Elkhart
53.00%
Elkhart County
51.67%
Indiana
61.64%
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
59.00%
Elkhart
62.50%
Elkhart County
61.67%
Indiana
61.32%
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
33.00%
Elkhart
32.50%
Elkhart County
34.67%
Indiana
38.53%
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
50.00%
Elkhart
49.50%
Elkhart County
55.00%
Indiana
58.57%
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
16.00%
Elkhart
28.00%
Elkhart County
24.33%
Indiana
23.65%
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%
Elkhart
Less Than 5.00%
Elkhart County
Less Than 5.00%
Indiana
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
38.00%
Elkhart
33.00%
Elkhart County
37.33%
Indiana
38.74%
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
45.00%
Elkhart
37.00%
Elkhart County
42.00%
Indiana
51.81%
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
19.00%
Elkhart
29.50%
Elkhart County
37.00%
Indiana
49.11%
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
20.00%
Elkhart
33.50%
Elkhart County
32.33%
Indiana
34.40%
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
79.00%
Elkhart
64.00%
Elkhart County
64.33%
Indiana
61.59%
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
67.00%
Elkhart
67.00%
Elkhart County
73.00%
Indiana
78.69%
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
662
Elkhart Average
439
Elkhart County Average
415
Indiana Average
343
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
14,462
Elkhart Average
11,047
Elkhart County Average
10,059
Indiana Average
10,089
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
$1,705,957
Elkhart Average
$1,478,345
Elkhart County Average
$1,375,572
Indiana Average
$1,308,379
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
$118
Elkhart Average
$134
Elkhart County Average
$137
Indiana Average
$130
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
$2,577
Elkhart Average
$3,371
Elkhart County Average
$3,317
Indiana Average
$3,818
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Elkhart at a Glance

Elkhart has a total population of 51,874, of which 14,735 are children under the age of 18 and 5,573 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.8.

Total Population:
51,874
Median Age:
30.8
Males:
25,523 (49.2%)
Female:
26,351 (50.8%)
Children (0-17):
14,735 (28.4%)
Adults (18-64):
31,566 (60.9%)
Seniors (65+):
5,573 (10.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Elkhart
Married:
19,583 (37.8%)
Divorced:
5,812 (11.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Elkhart
Hispanic Ethnicity:
7,678 (14.80%)
White:
37,077 (71.48%)
African American:
7,649 (14.75%)
Asian:
608 (1.17%)
Pacific Islander:
35 (0.07%)
Indian:
225 (0.43%)
Other:
4,750 (9.16%)
Two or More:
1,530 (2.95%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Elkhart

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.38, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.38 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
328
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
31
Rehab Centers:
7

Wealth

The median family income is $40,514 while the median household income is $34,863. Roughly 13.30% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,514
Household Income:
$34,863
In Poverty:
13.30%

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