Stone County Health Unit

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

Stone County Health Unit is a government run home care agency based at 204 Whitfield Street in Mountain View, AR. The agency services an area over 1,200 square miles in size with over 20,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1969. A total of 4,206 Medicare visits were made to 87 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $338,003 for these services.

Stone County Health Unit offers nursing care and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, have less pain when moving around, be short of breath less often, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, need urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

06/05/1969

Address

204 Whitfield Street
Mountain View, AR 72560

Phone Number

(870) 269-2598

Geographic Coordinates

35.86808, -92.130902
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Service Areas

72044, 72051, 72153, 72530, 72533, 72560, 72567, 72617, 72645, 72650, 72663, 72680
* 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
Mountain View
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Stone 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
No
Mountain View
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Stone County
1 (50.00%) 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
Mountain View
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Stone County
1 (50.00%) 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
No
Mountain View
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Stone County
1 (50.00%) 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
Mountain View
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Stone County
1 (50.00%) 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
Mountain View
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Stone 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
43.00%
Mountain View
62.00%
Stone County
62.00%
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
53.00%
Mountain View
49.00%
Stone County
49.00%
Arkansas
61.40%
United States
62.13%

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
32.00%
Mountain View
37.50%
Stone County
37.50%
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
40.00%
Mountain View
40.00%
Stone County
40.00%
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%
Mountain View
Less Than 5.00%
Stone 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
23.00%
Mountain View
30.00%
Stone County
30.00%
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
50.00%
Mountain View
51.50%
Stone County
51.50%
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
44.00%
Mountain View
42.50%
Stone County
42.50%
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
87
Mountain View Average
152
Stone County Average
152
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
4,206
Mountain View Average
6,585
Stone County Average
6,585
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
$338,003
Mountain View Average
$548,676
Stone County Average
$548,676
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
$80
Mountain View Average
$83
Stone County Average
$83
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
$3,885
Mountain View Average
$3,622
Stone County Average
$3,622
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Stone County Home Health
    Located 0.79 miles away in Mountain View at 211 East Washington Street Suite 3.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Community Medical Center of Izard..
    Located 17.93 miles away in Calico Rock at 103 Grasse Street.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Izard County Health Unit
    Located 18.66 miles away in Melbourne at 1015 Haley Street.
Note: There are a total of 3 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Mountain View at a Glance

Mountain View has a total population of 2,876, of which 581 are children under the age of 18 and 738 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 46.8.

Total Population:
2,876
Median Age:
46.8
Males:
1,288 (44.8%)
Female:
1,588 (55.2%)
Children (0-17):
581 (20.2%)
Adults (18-64):
1,557 (54.1%)
Seniors (65+):
738 (25.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Mountain View
Married:
1,546 (53.8%)
Divorced:
388 (13.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Mountain View
Hispanic Ethnicity:
49 (1.70%)
White:
2,789 (96.97%)
African American:
0 (0.00%)
Asian:
0 (0.00%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.03%)
Indian:
27 (0.94%)
Other:
9 (0.31%)
Two or More:
50 (1.74%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Mountain View

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.62, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

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

Wealth

The median family income is $27,589 while the median household income is $19,302. Roughly 16.76% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$27,589
Household Income:
$19,302
In Poverty:
16.76%

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