Chisago County Public Health Department

Detailed report on the home care agency located in North Branch, Minnesota (MN).

Chisago County Public Health Department is a government run home care agency based at 6133 402nd Street in North Branch, MN. The agency services an area over 600 square miles in size with over 60,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1966. A total of 1,338 Medicare visits were made to 31 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $117,028 for these services.

Chisago County Public Health Department offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around and get better at bathing, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have less pain when moving around, 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 - State / County

Certification Date

11/07/1966

Address

6133 402nd Street
North Branch, MN 55056

Phone Number

(651) 213-5231

Geographic Coordinates

45.531807, -92.935136
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Service Areas

55008, 55012, 55013, 55032, 55045, 55056, 55069, 55074, 55079, 55080, 55084, 55092
* 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
Chisago County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
206 (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
Chisago County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
183 (88.83%) 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
Chisago County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
157 (76.21%) 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
Chisago County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
190 (92.23%) 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
Chisago County
1 (33.33%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
90 (43.69%) 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
Chisago County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
203 (98.54%) 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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36.00%
Chisago County
52.67%
Minnesota
53.09%
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.

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67.00%
Chisago County
61.33%
Minnesota
54.60%
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.

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29.00%
Chisago County
26.67%
Minnesota
31.55%
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.

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52.00%
Chisago County
55.67%
Minnesota
54.62%
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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46.00%
Chisago County
29.67%
Minnesota
28.05%
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.

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Less Than 5.00%
Chisago County
Less Than 5.00%
Minnesota
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.

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42.00%
Chisago County
41.67%
Minnesota
33.08%
United States
39.81%

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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51.00%
Chisago County
38.67%
Minnesota
32.74%
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.

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43.00%
Chisago County
57.33%
Minnesota
62.07%
United States
63.67%

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.

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31
Chisago County Average
136
Minnesota Average
147
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
1,338
Chisago County Average
2,669
Minnesota Average
3,129
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
$117,028
Chisago County Average
$400,378
Minnesota Average
$462,512
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
$87
Chisago County Average
$150
Minnesota Average
$148
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
$3,775
Chisago County Average
$2,951
Minnesota Average
$3,145
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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Chisago County Public Health Department Review
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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

because i have had homecare for some time and couldnt ask for a better or nicer person to do it.

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Fairview Lakes Homecaring Hospital
    Located 10.84 miles away in Chisago City at 11725 Stinson Avenue.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Sunrise Health Services, Inc
    Located 12.33 miles away in Stacy at 22350 Sunrise Road Northeast.
Note: There are a total of 2 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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North Branch at a Glance

North Branch has a total population of 8,023, of which 2,649 are children under the age of 18 and 646 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.5.

Total Population:
8,023
Median Age:
30.5
Males:
4,004 (49.9%)
Female:
4,019 (50.1%)
Children (0-17):
2,649 (33.0%)
Adults (18-64):
4,728 (58.9%)
Seniors (65+):
646 (8.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in North Branch
Married:
3,659 (45.6%)
Divorced:
619 (7.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in North Branch
Hispanic Ethnicity:
109 (1.36%)
White:
7,804 (97.27%)
African American:
13 (0.16%)
Asian:
83 (1.03%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.04%)
Indian:
39 (0.49%)
Other:
17 (0.21%)
Two or More:
64 (0.80%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in North Branch

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
63
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $56,512 while the median household income is $50,294. Roughly 4.94% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$56,512
Household Income:
$50,294
In Poverty:
4.94%

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