Heartland Home Health

Detailed report on the home care agency located in St. Joseph, Missouri (MO).

Heartland Home Health is a non-profit home care agency based at 137 North Belt Highway in St. Joseph, MO. The agency services an area over 1,800 square miles in size with over 140,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1977. A total of 16,594 Medicare visits were made to 800 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $2,416,686 for these services.

Heartland Home Health 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 taking their medicines correctly, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

12/12/1977

Address

137 North Belt Highway
St. Joseph, MO 64506

Phone Number

(816) 271-7593

Geographic Coordinates

39.768178, -94.80362
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

64018, 64028, 64079, 64098, 64401, 64421, 64422, 64423, 64427, 64429, 64430, 64436, 64439, 64440, 64443, 64444, 64448, 64449, 64454, 64459, 64469, 64474, 64477, 64480, 64483, 64484, 64485, 64490, 64494, 64501, 64502, 64503, 64504, 64505, 64506, 64507, 64508
* 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
St. Joseph
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Buchanan County
4 (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
St. Joseph
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Buchanan County
4 (100.00%) 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
St. Joseph
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Buchanan County
4 (100.00%) 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
St. Joseph
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Buchanan County
4 (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
St. Joseph
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Buchanan County
4 (100.00%) 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
St. Joseph
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Buchanan County
3 (75.00%) 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
66.00%
St. Joseph
70.00%
Buchanan County
72.75%
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
71.00%
St. Joseph
66.00%
Buchanan County
65.00%
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
51.00%
St. Joseph
46.67%
Buchanan County
43.25%
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
66.00%
St. Joseph
55.67%
Buchanan County
55.00%
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
15.00%
St. Joseph
25.67%
Buchanan County
27.25%
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%
St. Joseph
Less Than 5.00%
Buchanan 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
48.00%
St. Joseph
44.00%
Buchanan County
40.50%
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
59.00%
St. Joseph
52.67%
Buchanan County
50.50%
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
56.00%
St. Joseph
44.67%
Buchanan County
51.25%
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
19.00%
St. Joseph
27.67%
Buchanan County
29.00%
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
77.00%
St. Joseph
70.33%
Buchanan County
68.00%
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
83.00%
St. Joseph
86.67%
Buchanan County
86.67%
Missouri
79.67%
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
800
St. Joseph Average
514
Buchanan County Average
432
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
16,594
St. Joseph Average
14,256
Buchanan County Average
12,135
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
$2,416,686
St. Joseph Average
$2,004,972
Buchanan County Average
$1,650,938
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
$146
St. Joseph Average
$141
Buchanan County Average
$136
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
$3,021
St. Joseph Average
$3,903
Buchanan County Average
$3,824
Missouri Average
$3,237
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Heartland Home Health Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
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Staff:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

The girls were always very friendly and helpful. They really cared about getting me back on my feet.

Member:
Date:

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

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    Benders Home Care, Inc
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Note: There are a total of 3 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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St. Joseph at a Glance

St. Joseph has a total population of 73,990, of which 17,852 are children under the age of 18 and 11,378 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
73,990
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
36,170 (48.9%)
Female:
37,820 (51.1%)
Children (0-17):
17,852 (24.1%)
Adults (18-64):
44,760 (60.5%)
Seniors (65+):
11,378 (15.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in St. Joseph
Married:
31,314 (42.3%)
Divorced:
7,671 (10.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in St. Joseph
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,929 (2.61%)
White:
67,981 (91.88%)
African American:
3,722 (5.03%)
Asian:
351 (0.47%)
Pacific Islander:
19 (0.03%)
Indian:
340 (0.46%)
Other:
512 (0.69%)
Two or More:
1,065 (1.44%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in St. Joseph

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.35, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.35 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
472
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
39
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $40,995 while the median household income is $32,663. Roughly 12.19% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,995
Household Income:
$32,663
In Poverty:
12.19%

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