White County Medical Center South Home Health

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

White County Medical Center South Home Health is a for-profit home care agency based at 1200 South Main in Searcy, AR. The agency services an area over 3,800 square miles in size with over 180,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1981. A total of 1,134 Medicare visits were made to 148 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $255,510 for these services. 7,416 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $5,143,184 by Medicare for these services.

White County Medical Center South Home Health offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, have less pain when moving around, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, have urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have improvement in bladder control, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

12/18/1981

Address

1200 South Main
Searcy, AR 72143

Phone Number

(501) 268-0414

Geographic Coordinates

35.237746, -91.73458
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

71655, 72006, 72007, 72010, 72012, 72016, 72020, 72021, 72023, 72031, 72040, 72045, 72052, 72060, 72068, 72081, 72082, 72085, 72101, 72102, 72111, 72112, 72121, 72131, 72136, 72137, 72139, 72143, 72145, 72176, 72178, 72179, 72473, 72534, 72543, 72568, 72581
* 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
Searcy
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
White County
3 (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
Searcy
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
White County
3 (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
Searcy
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
White County
2 (66.67%) 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
Searcy
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
White County
3 (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
Yes
Searcy
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
White County
2 (66.67%) 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
Searcy
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
White County
3 (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
Greater Than 95.00%
Searcy
81.00%
White County
81.00%
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
71.00%
Searcy
66.00%
White County
66.00%
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
42.00%
Searcy
47.00%
White County
47.00%
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
57.00%
Searcy
55.00%
White 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
15.00%
Searcy
21.00%
White County
21.00%
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%
Searcy
Less Than 5.00%
White 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%
Searcy
47.50%
White County
47.50%
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
50.00%
Searcy
49.00%
White County
49.00%
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
20.00%
Searcy
28.00%
White County
28.00%
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
18.00%
Searcy
27.50%
White County
27.50%
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
79.00%
Searcy
69.50%
White County
69.50%
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
70.00%
Searcy
80.00%
White County
80.00%
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
148
Searcy Average
157
White County Average
157
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
7,416
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
1,134
Searcy Average
3,693
White County Average
3,693
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
$255,510
Searcy Average
$453,587
White County Average
$453,587
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
$225
Searcy Average
$123
White County Average
$123
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
$5,143,184
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
$1,726
Searcy Average
$2,883
White County Average
$2,883
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
$694
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
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    Located 2.37 miles away in Searcy at 3109 East Moore Avenue.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Prairie County Health Unit
    Located 22.59 miles away in Des Arc at 214 Main Street.
Note: There are a total of 2 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Searcy at a Glance

Searcy has a total population of 18,928, of which 3,731 are children under the age of 18 and 3,012 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.5.

Total Population:
18,928
Median Age:
30.5
Males:
8,918 (47.1%)
Female:
10,010 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
3,731 (19.7%)
Adults (18-64):
12,185 (64.4%)
Seniors (65+):
3,012 (15.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Searcy
Married:
10,067 (53.2%)
Divorced:
1,456 (7.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Searcy
Hispanic Ethnicity:
390 (2.06%)
White:
17,080 (90.24%)
African American:
1,249 (6.60%)
Asian:
94 (0.50%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.02%)
Indian:
58 (0.31%)
Other:
206 (1.09%)
Two or More:
237 (1.25%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Searcy

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.33, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
253
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
31
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $41,334 while the median household income is $32,321. Roughly 12.73% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,334
Household Income:
$32,321
In Poverty:
12.73%

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