Lincoln County Home Health Agency

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Lincolnton, North Carolina (NC).

Lincoln County Home Health Agency is a government run home care agency based at 2681 East Main Street in Lincolnton, NC. The agency services an area over 500 square miles in size with over 110,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1973. A total of 6,993 Medicare visits were made to 234 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $873,946 for these services.

Lincoln County Home Health Agency offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, have improvement in bladder control, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - Local

Certification Date

07/01/1973

Address

2681 East Main Street
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Phone Number

(704) 736-8647

Geographic Coordinates

35.481833, -81.20667
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

28021, 28033, 28037, 28077, 28080, 28090, 28092, 28098, 28164, 28168, 28650
* 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
Lincolnton
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Lincoln County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
166 (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
Lincolnton
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Lincoln County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
158 (95.18%) 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
Lincolnton
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Lincoln County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
152 (91.57%) 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
Lincolnton
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Lincoln County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
164 (98.80%) 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
Lincolnton
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Lincoln County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
153 (92.17%) 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
Lincolnton
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Lincoln County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
166 (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.

This Provider This Provider
58.00%
Lincolnton
56.00%
Lincoln County
60.33%
North Carolina
65.16%
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
55.00%
Lincolnton
58.50%
Lincoln County
61.00%
North Carolina
58.99%
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
26.00%
Lincolnton
26.00%
Lincoln County
29.00%
North Carolina
34.67%
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
47.00%
Lincolnton
54.50%
Lincoln County
58.67%
North Carolina
62.08%
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
28.00%
Lincolnton
29.50%
Lincoln County
25.00%
North Carolina
25.02%
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%
Lincolnton
Less Than 5.00%
Lincoln County
Less Than 5.00%
North Carolina
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
34.00%
Lincolnton
38.00%
Lincoln County
43.00%
North Carolina
40.59%
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
42.00%
Lincolnton
51.00%
Lincoln County
59.00%
North Carolina
55.79%
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
32.00%
Lincolnton
35.00%
Lincoln County
39.00%
North Carolina
47.93%
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
35.00%
Lincolnton
36.50%
Lincoln County
30.33%
North Carolina
31.01%
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
62.00%
Lincolnton
59.00%
Lincoln County
66.67%
North Carolina
65.67%
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
75.00%
Lincolnton
76.00%
Lincoln County
73.67%
North Carolina
80.61%
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
234
Lincolnton Average
224
Lincoln County Average
478
North Carolina Average
611
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
6,993
Lincolnton Average
6,430
Lincoln County Average
9,657
North Carolina Average
14,007
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
$873,946
Lincolnton Average
$833,412
Lincoln County Average
$1,464,500
North Carolina Average
$2,161,903
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
$125
Lincolnton Average
$130
Lincoln County Average
$152
North Carolina Average
$154
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
$3,735
Lincolnton Average
$3,729
Lincoln County Average
$3,066
North Carolina Average
$3,536
United States Average
$4,270

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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
    Lincoln Medical Center Home Health
    Located 2.83 miles away in Lincolnton at 214 S Academy Street.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Home Health Professionals
    Located 14.77 miles away in Gastonia at 2550 Court Drive Suite 103.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Advanced Home Care
    Located 15.37 miles away in Gastonia at 200 East Second Avenue.
  4. Home Care Agency
    Catawba County Home Health
    Located 16.30 miles away in Hickory at 3070 11th Avenue Drive Southeast.
  5. Home Care Agency
    Emerald Care, Inc
    Located 16.62 miles away in Gastonia at 2923 Rousseau Court.
Note: There are a total of 8 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Lincolnton at a Glance

Lincolnton has a total population of 9,965, of which 2,351 are children under the age of 18 and 1,866 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.7.

Total Population:
9,965
Median Age:
37.7
Males:
4,615 (46.3%)
Female:
5,350 (53.7%)
Children (0-17):
2,351 (23.6%)
Adults (18-64):
5,748 (57.7%)
Seniors (65+):
1,866 (18.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lincolnton
Married:
4,677 (46.9%)
Divorced:
775 (7.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lincolnton
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,491 (14.96%)
White:
7,977 (80.05%)
African American:
1,343 (13.48%)
Asian:
39 (0.39%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
33 (0.33%)
Other:
414 (4.15%)
Two or More:
159 (1.60%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lincolnton

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
212
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
13
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $39,949 while the median household income is $31,684. Roughly 16.43% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,949
Household Income:
$31,684
In Poverty:
16.43%

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