Home Health Visiting Nurses

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Saco, Maine (ME).

Home Health Visiting Nurses is a non-profit home care agency based at 15 Industrial Park Road in Saco, ME. The agency services an area over 2,400 square miles in size with over 480,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1973. A total of 75,810 Medicare visits were made to 3,344 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $10,852,716 for these services. 3,238 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $138,570 by Medicare for these services.

Home Health Visiting Nurses offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Certification Date

01/01/1973

Address

15 Industrial Park Road
Saco, ME 04072

Phone Number

(207) 284-4566

Geographic Coordinates

43.519056, -70.450197
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

03851, 03901, 03902, 03903, 03904, 03905, 03906, 03907, 03908, 03909, 03910, 03911, 04001, 04002, 04004, 04005, 04006, 04009, 04010, 04011, 04013, 04014, 04015, 04017, 04020, 04021, 04022, 04024, 04027, 04028, 04029, 04030, 04032, 04037, 04038, 04039, 04040, 04041, 04042, 04043, 04046, 04047, 04048, 04049, 04050, 04051, 04054, 04055, 04056, 04057, 04061, 04062, 04063, 04064, 04068, 04069, 04070, 04071, 04072, 04073, 04074, 04075, 04076, 04077, 04078, 04083, 04084, 04085, 04086, 04087, 04088, 04090, 04091, 04092, 04093, 04094, 04095, 04096, 04097, 04101, 04102, 04103, 04104, 04105, 04106, 04107, 04108, 04110, 04222, 04260, 04268, 04270, 04281, 04910
* 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
York County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
29 (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
York County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
27 (93.10%) 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
York County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
26 (89.66%) 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
York County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
28 (96.55%) 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
York County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
27 (93.10%) 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
York County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
29 (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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59.00%
York County
59.00%
Maine
60.65%
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
61.00%
York County
65.00%
Maine
60.15%
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
36.00%
York County
42.33%
Maine
39.92%
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
62.00%
York County
62.33%
Maine
59.19%
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.

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18.00%
York County
21.67%
Maine
23.21%
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%
York County
Less Than 5.00%
Maine
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
37.00%
York County
42.00%
Maine
40.08%
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
55.00%
York County
56.67%
Maine
55.81%
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
47.00%
York County
53.33%
Maine
47.08%
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.

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29.00%
York County
29.67%
Maine
27.57%
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
68.00%
York County
67.67%
Maine
69.46%
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
76.00%
York County
75.67%
Maine
75.88%
United States
80.41%

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
3,344
York County Average
1,517
Maine Average
731
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
3,238
York County Average
4,868
Maine Average
1,353
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
75,810
York County Average
36,986
Maine Average
17,282
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
$10,852,716
York County Average
$5,051,902
Maine Average
$2,373,891
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
York County Average
$137
Maine Average
$137
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
$138,570
York County Average
$2,989,031
Maine Average
$652,023
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
$3,245
York County Average
$3,329
Maine Average
$3,247
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
$43
York County Average
$614
Maine Average
$482
United States Average
$479

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Saco at a Glance

Saco has a total population of 16,822, of which 4,201 are children under the age of 18 and 2,342 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.2.

Total Population:
16,822
Median Age:
37.2
Males:
8,015 (47.6%)
Female:
8,807 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
4,201 (25.0%)
Adults (18-64):
10,279 (61.1%)
Seniors (65+):
2,342 (13.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Saco
Married:
7,860 (46.7%)
Divorced:
1,489 (8.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Saco
Hispanic Ethnicity:
97 (0.58%)
White:
16,470 (97.91%)
African American:
54 (0.32%)
Asian:
85 (0.51%)
Pacific Islander:
15 (0.09%)
Indian:
25 (0.15%)
Other:
17 (0.10%)
Two or More:
156 (0.93%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Saco

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.30, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.30 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
121
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $52,724 while the median household income is $45,105. Roughly 8.16% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$52,724
Household Income:
$45,105
In Poverty:
8.16%

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