Ashley County Health Unit

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

Ashley County Health Unit is a government run home care agency based at 1300 West Fifth Avenue in Crossett, AR. The agency services an area over 500 square miles in size with over 20,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1987. A total of 3,053 Medicare visits were made to 49 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $216,134 for these services.

Ashley County Health Unit offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

06/09/1987

Address

1300 West Fifth Avenue
Crossett, AR 71635

Phone Number

(870) 364-4035

Geographic Coordinates

33.129361, -91.978755
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

71635, 71646
* 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
Crossett
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ashley County
4 (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
Crossett
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Ashley County
3 (75.00%) 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
No
Crossett
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Ashley County
1 (25.00%) 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
Crossett
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ashley County
4 (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
Crossett
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Ashley 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
Crossett
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ashley County
4 (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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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
19.00%
Crossett
27.00%
Ashley County
23.33%
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%
Crossett
Less Than 5.00%
Ashley 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
40.00%
Crossett
43.50%
Ashley County
41.00%
Arkansas
39.06%
United States
39.81%

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
37.00%
Crossett
28.00%
Ashley County
31.00%
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
54.00%
Crossett
67.00%
Ashley County
62.00%
Arkansas
59.42%
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
49
Crossett Average
61
Ashley County Average
61
Arkansas Average
192
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
3,053
Crossett Average
2,085
Ashley County Average
2,383
Arkansas Average
6,864
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
$216,134
Crossett Average
$195,926
Ashley County Average
$204,213
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
$71
Crossett Average
$94
Ashley County Average
$86
Arkansas Average
$110
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
$4,411
Crossett Average
$3,230
Ashley County Average
$3,334
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    AAA Southeast Arkansas Ashley County
    Located 0.96 miles away in Crossett at 208 Alabama.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Acmc Family Home Health
    Located 1.66 miles away in Crossett at 1015 Unity Road.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Ashley County Health Unit
    Located 12.64 miles away in Hamburg at 401 North Cherry Street.
Note: There are a total of 3 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Crossett at a Glance

Crossett has a total population of 6,097, of which 1,613 are children under the age of 18 and 989 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.7.

Total Population:
6,097
Median Age:
37.7
Males:
2,843 (46.6%)
Female:
3,254 (53.4%)
Children (0-17):
1,613 (26.5%)
Adults (18-64):
3,495 (57.3%)
Seniors (65+):
989 (16.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Crossett
Married:
2,881 (47.3%)
Divorced:
537 (8.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Crossett
Hispanic Ethnicity:
67 (1.10%)
White:
3,628 (59.50%)
African American:
2,379 (39.02%)
Asian:
28 (0.46%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.02%)
Indian:
4 (0.07%)
Other:
18 (0.30%)
Two or More:
39 (0.64%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Crossett

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
51
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
7
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $43,864 while the median household income is $35,442. Roughly 16.48% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$43,864
Household Income:
$35,442
In Poverty:
16.48%

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