Intrepid USA Healthcare Services

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Augusta, Arkansas (AR).

Intrepid USA Healthcare Services is a for-profit home care agency based at 619 North Ninth Street in Augusta, AR. The agency services an area over 1,000 square miles in size with over 40,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1984. A total of 3,862 Medicare visits were made to 116 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $393,528 for these services. 5 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,795 by Medicare for these services.

Intrepid USA Healthcare Services offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have less pain when moving around and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

04/26/1984

Address

619 North Ninth Street
Augusta, AR 72006

Phone Number

(870) 347-5450

Geographic Coordinates

35.288565, -91.357881
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

72006, 72007, 72023, 72036, 72040, 72059, 72074, 72101, 72123, 72176, 72347
* 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
Augusta
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Woodruff County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
172 (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
Augusta
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Woodruff County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
91 (52.91%) 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
Augusta
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Woodruff County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
98 (56.98%) 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
Augusta
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Woodruff County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
162 (94.19%) 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
Augusta
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Woodruff County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
64 (37.21%) 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
Augusta
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Woodruff County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
171 (99.42%) 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
47.00%
Augusta
47.00%
Woodruff County
47.00%
Arkansas
60.76%
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
62.00%
Augusta
62.00%
Woodruff County
62.00%
Arkansas
61.40%
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
36.00%
Augusta
36.00%
Woodruff County
36.00%
Arkansas
42.58%
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
55.00%
Augusta
55.00%
Woodruff County
55.00%
Arkansas
51.73%
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
32.00%
Augusta
28.50%
Woodruff County
28.50%
Arkansas
24.40%
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%
Augusta
Less Than 5.00%
Woodruff County
Less Than 5.00%
Arkansas
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%
Augusta
48.00%
Woodruff County
48.00%
Arkansas
39.06%
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
46.00%
Augusta
46.00%
Woodruff County
46.00%
Arkansas
48.59%
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
39.00%
Augusta
39.00%
Woodruff County
39.00%
Arkansas
44.52%
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
40.00%
Augusta
55.50%
Woodruff County
55.50%
Arkansas
35.64%
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
55.00%
Augusta
40.50%
Woodruff County
40.50%
Arkansas
59.42%
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
79.00%
Augusta
79.00%
Woodruff County
79.00%
Arkansas
84.34%
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
116
Augusta Average
87
Woodruff County Average
87
Arkansas Average
192
United States Average
398

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
5
Arkansas Average
2,287
United States Average
821

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
3,862
Augusta Average
3,342
Woodruff County Average
3,342
Arkansas Average
6,864
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
$393,528
Augusta Average
$313,029
Woodruff County Average
$313,029
Arkansas Average
$753,495
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
Augusta Average
$94
Woodruff County Average
$94
Arkansas Average
$110
United States Average
$135

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$3,795
Arkansas Average
$1,293,271
United States Average
$393,100

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
$3,392
Augusta Average
$3,619
Woodruff County Average
$3,619
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$759
Arkansas Average
$566
United States Average
$479

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:47 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Woodruff County Health Unit
    Located 0.00 miles away in Augusta at 623 North 9th Street.
Note: There are a total of 1 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Augusta at a Glance

Augusta has a total population of 2,665, of which 754 are children under the age of 18 and 386 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.2.

Total Population:
2,665
Median Age:
36.2
Males:
1,268 (47.6%)
Female:
1,397 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
754 (28.3%)
Adults (18-64):
1,525 (57.2%)
Seniors (65+):
386 (14.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Augusta
Married:
996 (37.4%)
Divorced:
248 (9.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Augusta
Hispanic Ethnicity:
10 (0.38%)
White:
1,364 (51.18%)
African American:
1,279 (47.99%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
3 (0.11%)
Other:
2 (0.08%)
Two or More:
17 (0.64%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Augusta

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.54, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.54 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
40
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
0
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $24,506 while the median household income is $21,500. Roughly 28.89% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$24,506
Household Income:
$21,500
In Poverty:
28.89%

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