J & J Home Care, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Artesia, New Mexico (NM).

J & J Home Care, Inc is a non-profit home care agency based at 2314 West Main in Artesia, NM. The agency services an area over 5,600 square miles in size with over 70,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1995. A total of 6,391 Medicare visits were made to 149 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $652,391 for these services.

J & J Home Care, Inc 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, have their bladder control improve, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and have to be admitted to the hospital less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to be short of breath less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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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

05/25/1995

Address

2314 West Main
Artesia, NM 88210

Phone Number

(505) 746-2892

Geographic Coordinates

32.842642, -104.425874
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

79837, 88201, 88210, 88211, 88232, 88250, 88253, 88254, 88255
* 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
Eddy County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
65 (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
Eddy County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
56 (86.15%) 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
Eddy County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
43 (66.15%) 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
Eddy County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
64 (98.46%) 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
Eddy County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
54 (83.08%) 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
Eddy County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Mexico
62 (95.38%) 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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73.00%
Eddy County
65.80%
New Mexico
64.41%
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
87.00%
Eddy County
66.40%
New Mexico
68.37%
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
69.00%
Eddy County
46.80%
New Mexico
43.43%
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
51.00%
Eddy County
54.20%
New Mexico
63.89%
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
23.00%
Eddy County
23.40%
New Mexico
25.67%
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%
Eddy County
Less Than 5.00%
New Mexico
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
54.00%
Eddy County
40.00%
New Mexico
43.07%
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
61.00%
Eddy County
50.20%
New Mexico
57.60%
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
82.00%
Eddy County
49.60%
New Mexico
51.04%
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
21.00%
Eddy County
30.00%
New Mexico
28.66%
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
67.00%
Eddy County
62.40%
New Mexico
66.05%
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
Greater Than 95.00%
Eddy County
92.60%
New Mexico
84.80%
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
149
Eddy County Average
167
New Mexico Average
240
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
6,391
Eddy County Average
7,906
New Mexico Average
7,131
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
$652,391
Eddy County Average
$765,786
New Mexico Average
$973,880
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
$102
Eddy County Average
$97
New Mexico Average
$137
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
$4,378
Eddy County Average
$4,597
New Mexico Average
$4,062
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

care was efficient, staff caring and knowledgable, very helpful with all needs.

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Last Modified

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Artesia at a Glance

Artesia has a total population of 10,692, of which 3,238 are children under the age of 18 and 1,616 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.1.

Total Population:
10,692
Median Age:
35.1
Males:
5,124 (47.9%)
Female:
5,568 (52.1%)
Children (0-17):
3,238 (30.3%)
Adults (18-64):
5,838 (54.6%)
Seniors (65+):
1,616 (15.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Artesia
Married:
5,008 (46.8%)
Divorced:
715 (6.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Artesia
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,809 (44.98%)
White:
7,725 (72.25%)
African American:
154 (1.44%)
Asian:
21 (0.20%)
Pacific Islander:
16 (0.15%)
Indian:
165 (1.54%)
Other:
2,305 (21.56%)
Two or More:
306 (2.86%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Artesia

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
49
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $34,598 while the median household income is $29,529. Roughly 20.36% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,598
Household Income:
$29,529
In Poverty:
20.36%

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