Mercy Home Care Services

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Valley City, North Dakota (ND).

Mercy Home Care Services is a non-profit home care agency based at 570 Chautauqua Boulevard in Valley City, ND. The agency services an area over 2,800 square miles in size with over 60,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1985. A total of 1,562 Medicare visits were made to 122 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $258,294 for these services.

Mercy Home Care Services offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have their bladder control improve and have less pain when moving around, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have to be admitted to the hospital less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious Affiliations

Certification Date

05/29/1985

Address

570 Chautauqua Boulevard
Valley City, ND 58072

Phone Number

(701) 845-6550

Geographic Coordinates

46.928557, -97.994867
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

58011, 58046, 58049, 58056, 58062, 58063, 58064, 58071, 58072, 58102, 58401, 58429, 58448, 58461, 58466, 58479, 58480, 58481, 58492
* 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
Valley City
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Barnes County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Dakota
23 (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
Valley City
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Barnes County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Dakota
21 (91.30%) 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
Valley City
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Barnes County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
North Dakota
17 (73.91%) 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
Valley City
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Barnes County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Dakota
21 (91.30%) 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
Valley City
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Barnes County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
North Dakota
11 (47.83%) 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
Valley City
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Barnes County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Dakota
23 (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
78.00%
Valley City
74.50%
Barnes County
74.50%
North Dakota
63.30%
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
74.00%
Valley City
72.50%
Barnes County
72.50%
North Dakota
62.90%
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
47.00%
Valley City
51.00%
Barnes County
51.00%
North Dakota
40.75%
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
61.00%
Valley City
71.50%
Barnes County
71.50%
North Dakota
64.74%
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%
Valley City
18.00%
Barnes County
18.00%
North Dakota
17.86%
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%
Valley City
Less Than 5.00%
Barnes County
Less Than 5.00%
North Dakota
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%
Valley City
54.50%
Barnes County
54.50%
North Dakota
40.70%
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
57.00%
Valley City
57.50%
Barnes County
57.50%
North Dakota
50.25%
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
54.00%
Valley City
65.00%
Barnes County
65.00%
North Dakota
41.40%
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
25.00%
Valley City
22.50%
Barnes County
22.50%
North Dakota
21.09%
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
71.00%
Valley City
68.00%
Barnes County
68.00%
North Dakota
74.18%
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
93.00%
Valley City
93.00%
Barnes County
93.00%
North Dakota
79.00%
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
122
Valley City Average
98
Barnes County Average
98
North Dakota Average
223
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
1,562
Valley City Average
1,580
Barnes County Average
1,580
North Dakota Average
4,296
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
$258,294
Valley City Average
$238,916
Barnes County Average
$238,916
North Dakota Average
$512,648
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
$165
Valley City Average
$151
Barnes County Average
$151
North Dakota Average
$119
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
$2,117
Valley City Average
$2,438
Barnes County Average
$2,438
North Dakota Average
$2,300
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    City County Health Department
    Located 0.51 miles away in Valley City at 230 4th Street Northwest Room 102.
Note: There are a total of 1 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Valley City at a Glance

Valley City has a total population of 6,826, of which 1,283 are children under the age of 18 and 1,576 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.6.

Total Population:
6,826
Median Age:
40.6
Males:
3,222 (47.2%)
Female:
3,604 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
1,283 (18.8%)
Adults (18-64):
3,967 (58.1%)
Seniors (65+):
1,576 (23.1%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Valley City
Married:
2,856 (41.8%)
Divorced:
520 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Valley City
Hispanic Ethnicity:
56 (0.82%)
White:
6,648 (97.39%)
African American:
50 (0.73%)
Asian:
19 (0.28%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
51 (0.75%)
Other:
13 (0.19%)
Two or More:
45 (0.66%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Valley City

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.30, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.30 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
41
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $41,604 while the median household income is $28,050. Roughly 11.37% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,604
Household Income:
$28,050
In Poverty:
11.37%

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