Des Moines County Health Department

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Burlington, Iowa (IA).

Des Moines County Health Department is a government run home care agency based at 522 North Third Street in Burlington, IA. The agency services an area over 300 square miles in size with over 40,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1968. A total of 223 Medicare visits were made to 11 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $27,178 for these services. 442 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $13,733 by Medicare for these services.

Des Moines County Health Department offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency 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

Government - Local

Certification Date

07/01/1968

Address

522 North Third Street
Burlington, IA 52601

Phone Number

(319) 753-8215

Geographic Coordinates

40.811859, -91.102038
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

52601, 52623, 52637, 52638, 52650, 52655
* 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
Burlington
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Des Moines County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Iowa
175 (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
Burlington
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Des Moines County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Iowa
156 (89.14%) 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
Burlington
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Des Moines County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Iowa
156 (89.14%) 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
Burlington
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Des Moines County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Iowa
164 (93.71%) 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
Burlington
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Des Moines County
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
Iowa
81 (46.29%) 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
Burlington
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Des Moines County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Iowa
174 (99.43%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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
45.00%
Burlington
36.00%
Des Moines County
31.75%
Iowa
30.13%
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%
Burlington
Less Than 5.00%
Des Moines County
Less Than 5.00%
Iowa
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

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
51.00%
Burlington
39.00%
Des Moines County
35.25%
Iowa
36.72%
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
37.00%
Burlington
55.00%
Des Moines County
60.50%
Iowa
57.33%
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
11
Burlington Average
35
Des Moines County Average
99
Iowa Average
133
United States Average
398

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
442
Burlington Average
289
Des Moines County Average
289
Iowa Average
810
United States Average
821

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
223
Burlington Average
1,130
Des Moines County Average
2,402
Iowa Average
3,239
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
$27,178
Burlington Average
$111,160
Des Moines County Average
$278,628
Iowa Average
$381,837
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
$122
Burlington Average
$98
Des Moines County Average
$116
Iowa Average
$118
United States Average
$135

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$13,733
Burlington Average
$8,669
Des Moines County Average
$8,669
Iowa Average
$339,699
United States Average
$393,100

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
$2,471
Burlington Average
$3,207
Des Moines County Average
$2,814
Iowa Average
$2,879
United States Average
$4,270

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$31
Burlington Average
$30
Des Moines County Average
$30
Iowa Average
$419
United States Average
$479

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:47 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 4 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Burlington at a Glance

Burlington has a total population of 26,839, of which 6,573 are children under the age of 18 and 4,619 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.9.

Total Population:
26,839
Median Age:
37.9
Males:
12,779 (47.6%)
Female:
14,060 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
6,573 (24.5%)
Adults (18-64):
15,647 (58.3%)
Seniors (65+):
4,619 (17.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Burlington
Married:
11,773 (43.9%)
Divorced:
2,602 (9.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Burlington
Hispanic Ethnicity:
554 (2.06%)
White:
24,581 (91.59%)
African American:
1,354 (5.04%)
Asian:
177 (0.66%)
Pacific Islander:
11 (0.04%)
Indian:
89 (0.33%)
Other:
242 (0.90%)
Two or More:
385 (1.43%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Burlington

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
122
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $40,912 while the median household income is $33,770. Roughly 12.30% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,912
Household Income:
$33,770
In Poverty:
12.30%

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