Metro Home Health Service

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI).

Metro Home Health Service is a for-profit home care agency based at 6014 W Congress Street in Milwaukee, WI. The agency services an area with over 450,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1982. A total of 666 Medicare visits were made to 17 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $37,104 for these services.

Metro Home Health Service 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 have less pain when moving around, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

12/23/1982

Address

6014 W Congress Street
Milwaukee, WI 53218

Phone Number

(414) 464-4490

Geographic Coordinates

43.097298, -87.987249
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

53205, 53206, 53208, 53209, 53210, 53212, 53213, 53214, 53216, 53218, 53219, 53220, 53223, 53225, 53233
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

Charts

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
Milwaukee
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
126 (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
Milwaukee
12 (92.31%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
110 (87.30%) 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
Yes
Milwaukee
11 (84.62%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
20 (90.91%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
101 (80.16%) 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
Milwaukee
12 (92.31%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
113 (89.68%) 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
Milwaukee
10 (76.92%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
16 (72.73%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
76 (60.32%) 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
Milwaukee
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
126 (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
43.00%
Milwaukee
55.80%
Milwaukee County
53.50%
Wisconsin
59.99%
United States
61.85%

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
21.00%
Milwaukee
29.38%
Milwaukee County
29.38%
Wisconsin
24.01%
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%
Milwaukee
Less Than 5.00%
Milwaukee County
Less Than 5.00%
Wisconsin
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

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
30.00%
Milwaukee
36.62%
Milwaukee County
36.69%
Wisconsin
27.34%
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%
Milwaukee
60.50%
Milwaukee County
60.94%
Wisconsin
69.03%
United States
63.67%

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
17
Milwaukee Average
805
Milwaukee County Average
651
Wisconsin Average
312
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
666
Milwaukee Average
18,609
Milwaukee County Average
15,255
Wisconsin Average
7,297
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
$37,104
Milwaukee Average
$2,557,036
Milwaukee County Average
$2,094,433
Wisconsin Average
$1,020,828
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
$56
Milwaukee Average
$137
Milwaukee County Average
$137
Wisconsin Average
$140
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
$2,183
Milwaukee Average
$3,178
Milwaukee County Average
$3,216
Wisconsin Average
$3,275
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Milwaukee at a Glance

Milwaukee has a total population of 596,974, of which 170,984 are children under the age of 18 and 65,123 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.6.

Total Population:
596,974
Median Age:
30.6
Males:
285,363 (47.8%)
Female:
311,611 (52.2%)
Children (0-17):
170,984 (28.6%)
Adults (18-64):
360,867 (60.4%)
Seniors (65+):
65,123 (10.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Milwaukee
Married:
185,085 (31.0%)
Divorced:
50,000 (8.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Milwaukee
Hispanic Ethnicity:
71,646 (12.00%)
White:
298,379 (49.98%)
African American:
222,933 (37.34%)
Asian:
17,571 (2.94%)
Pacific Islander:
301 (0.05%)
Indian:
5,212 (0.87%)
Other:
36,428 (6.10%)
Two or More:
16,150 (2.71%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Milwaukee

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
13
Doctors:
5,538
Home Agencies:
13
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
26
Medical Suppliers:
150
Rehab Centers:
23

Wealth

The median family income is $37,879 while the median household income is $32,216. Roughly 20.72% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,879
Household Income:
$32,216
In Poverty:
20.72%

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