Alta Vista Health Services

Detailed report on the home care agency located in La Puente, California (CA).

Alta Vista Health Services is a for-profit home care agency based at 1840 N Hacienda Boulevard Suite 11 in La Puente, CA. The agency services an area over 700 square miles in size with over 4,520,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2002. A total of 15,013 Medicare visits were made to 172 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,626,950 for these services.

Alta Vista Health Services 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, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have improvement in bladder control and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

10/28/2002

Address

1840 N Hacienda Boulevard Suite 11
La Puente, CA 91744

Phone Number

(626) 918-2868

Geographic Coordinates

34.051448, -117.942928
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

90001, 90008, 90011, 90012, 90016, 90018, 90019, 90022, 90026, 90029, 90031, 90033, 90035, 90036, 90039, 90040, 90041, 90042, 90046, 90049, 90062, 90063, 90241, 90274, 90280, 90301, 90505, 90601, 90603, 90604, 90605, 90640, 90650, 90660, 90717, 90745, 90746, 91006, 91007, 91016, 91104, 91108, 91207, 91214, 91343, 91702, 91706, 91709, 91722, 91723, 91724, 91730, 91731, 91732, 91733, 91740, 91741, 91744, 91745, 91746, 91750, 91754, 91761, 91762, 91765, 91766, 91767, 91768, 91770, 91773, 91776, 91780, 91789, 91790, 91791, 91792, 91803, 92337, 92410, 92602, 92604, 92612, 92646, 92647, 92649, 92657, 92683, 92701, 92704, 92705, 92780, 92801, 92802, 92804, 92805, 92806, 92831, 92832, 92843, 92859, 92860, 92865, 92870, 92871, 92880, 92887
* 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
Los Angeles County
288 (100.00%) Offer this Service
California
618 (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
Los Angeles County
284 (98.61%) Offer this Service
California
600 (97.09%) 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
Los Angeles County
278 (96.53%) Offer this Service
California
585 (94.66%) 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
Los Angeles County
285 (98.96%) Offer this Service
California
613 (99.19%) 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
Los Angeles County
284 (98.61%) Offer this Service
California
606 (98.06%) 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
Los Angeles County
286 (99.31%) Offer this Service
California
608 (98.38%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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
88.00%
Los Angeles County
71.68%
California
67.93%
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
77.00%
Los Angeles County
66.56%
California
66.40%
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
33.00%
Los Angeles County
39.45%
California
40.52%
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
69.00%
Los Angeles County
60.75%
California
62.43%
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.

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9.00%
Los Angeles County
12.94%
California
15.97%
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%
Los Angeles County
Less Than 5.00%
California
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
49.00%
Los Angeles County
40.21%
California
41.01%
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%
Los Angeles County
48.80%
California
51.32%
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
40.00%
Los Angeles County
44.79%
California
49.32%
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
20.00%
Los Angeles County
28.67%
California
26.36%
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
74.00%
Los Angeles County
67.15%
California
69.91%
United States
63.67%

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
172
Los Angeles County Average
275
California Average
396
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
15,013
Los Angeles County Average
11,722
California Average
11,003
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
$1,626,950
Los Angeles County Average
$1,621,953
California Average
$1,826,730
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
$108
Los Angeles County Average
$138
California Average
$166
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
$9,459
Los Angeles County Average
$5,904
California Average
$4,609
United States Average
$4,270

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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La Puente at a Glance

La Puente has a total population of 41,063, of which 13,885 are children under the age of 18 and 3,148 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 27.7.

Total Population:
41,063
Median Age:
27.7
Males:
20,543 (50.0%)
Female:
20,520 (50.0%)
Children (0-17):
13,885 (33.8%)
Adults (18-64):
24,030 (58.5%)
Seniors (65+):
3,148 (7.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in La Puente
Married:
15,755 (38.4%)
Divorced:
2,032 (4.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in La Puente
Hispanic Ethnicity:
34,122 (83.10%)
White:
16,060 (39.11%)
African American:
804 (1.96%)
Asian:
2,940 (7.16%)
Pacific Islander:
68 (0.17%)
Indian:
524 (1.28%)
Other:
18,535 (45.14%)
Two or More:
2,132 (5.19%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in La Puente

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:
70
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
0
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $41,079 while the median household income is $41,222. Roughly 18.64% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,079
Household Income:
$41,222
In Poverty:
18.64%

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