Caring Nurses Home Health Agency, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Kansas City, Missouri (MO).

Caring Nurses Home Health Agency, Inc is a for-profit home care agency based at 5911 N W Barry Road in Kansas City, MO. The agency services an area over 1,300 square miles in size with over 680,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1987. A total of 5,700 Medicare visits were made to 243 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,199,777 for these services.

Caring Nurses Home Health Agency, 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, have less pain when moving around, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

12/18/1987

Address

5911 N W Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64154

Phone Number

(816) 587-4640

Geographic Coordinates

39.246769, -94.648054
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

64012, 64014, 64015, 64016, 64018, 64024, 64048, 64052, 64055, 64058, 64060, 64062, 64068, 64072, 64077, 64079, 64089, 64098, 64109, 64110, 64116, 64117, 64118, 64119, 64120, 64123, 64124, 64126, 64127, 64129, 64130, 64133, 64134, 64145, 64150, 64151, 64152, 64153, 64154, 64155, 64156, 64158, 64161, 64164, 64477, 64492, 66103, 66104, 66106, 66109, 66112
* 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
Kansas City
9 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jackson County
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Missouri
164 (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
Kansas City
8 (88.89%) Offer this Service
Jackson County
11 (84.62%) Offer this Service
Missouri
147 (89.63%) 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
Kansas City
7 (77.78%) Offer this Service
Jackson County
11 (84.62%) Offer this Service
Missouri
149 (90.85%) 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
Kansas City
9 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jackson County
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Missouri
159 (96.95%) 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
Kansas City
7 (77.78%) Offer this Service
Jackson County
11 (84.62%) Offer this Service
Missouri
130 (79.27%) 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
Kansas City
9 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jackson County
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Missouri
160 (97.56%) 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
88.00%
Kansas City
57.67%
Jackson County
55.00%
Missouri
63.01%
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
82.00%
Kansas City
66.00%
Jackson County
62.62%
Missouri
62.07%
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
68.00%
Kansas City
45.11%
Jackson County
43.67%
Missouri
40.49%
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
82.00%
Kansas City
59.78%
Jackson County
60.42%
Missouri
59.84%
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
26.00%
Kansas City
22.78%
Jackson County
22.69%
Missouri
22.83%
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%
Kansas City
Less Than 5.00%
Jackson County
Less Than 5.00%
Missouri
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
58.00%
Kansas City
43.11%
Jackson County
41.31%
Missouri
41.79%
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
69.00%
Kansas City
48.78%
Jackson County
50.92%
Missouri
55.90%
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
64.00%
Kansas City
56.71%
Jackson County
54.40%
Missouri
49.12%
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
28.00%
Kansas City
25.11%
Jackson County
26.46%
Missouri
27.48%
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
72.00%
Kansas City
69.56%
Jackson County
68.46%
Missouri
68.11%
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
82.00%
Kansas City
69.33%
Jackson County
73.00%
Missouri
79.67%
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
243
Kansas City Average
825
Jackson County Average
672
Missouri Average
419
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
5,700
Kansas City Average
16,151
Jackson County Average
13,610
Missouri Average
9,531
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
$1,199,777
Kansas City Average
$2,672,739
Jackson County Average
$2,221,598
Missouri Average
$1,355,975
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
$210
Kansas City Average
$165
Jackson County Average
$163
Missouri Average
$142
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
$4,937
Kansas City Average
$3,241
Jackson County Average
$3,306
Missouri Average
$3,237
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Kansas City at a Glance

Kansas City has a total population of 441,545, of which 111,986 are children under the age of 18 and 51,692 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.0.

Total Population:
441,545
Median Age:
34.0
Males:
213,141 (48.3%)
Female:
228,404 (51.7%)
Children (0-17):
111,986 (25.4%)
Adults (18-64):
277,867 (62.9%)
Seniors (65+):
51,692 (11.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Kansas City
Married:
166,018 (37.6%)
Divorced:
45,433 (10.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Kansas City
Hispanic Ethnicity:
30,604 (6.93%)
White:
267,931 (60.68%)
African American:
137,879 (31.23%)
Asian:
8,182 (1.85%)
Pacific Islander:
493 (0.11%)
Indian:
2,122 (0.48%)
Other:
14,158 (3.21%)
Two or More:
10,780 (2.44%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Kansas City

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.34, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.34 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
9
Doctors:
3,539
Home Agencies:
9
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
25
Medical Suppliers:
124
Rehab Centers:
26

Wealth

The median family income is $46,012 while the median household income is $37,198. Roughly 14.03% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,012
Household Income:
$37,198
In Poverty:
14.03%

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