TLC Home Health Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Gretna, Louisiana (LA).

TLC Home Health Care is a for-profit home care agency based at 1581 Carol Sue Avenue Suite 215 in Gretna, LA. The agency services an area over 100 square miles in size with over 450,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1992. A total of 725 Medicare visits were made to 27 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $121,367 for these services.

TLC Home Health Care offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to 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

Proprietary

Certification Date

03/13/1992

Address

1581 Carol Sue Avenue Suite 215
Gretna, LA 70056

Phone Number

(504) 398-9055

Geographic Coordinates

29.900164, -90.041952
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

70005, 70052, 70056, 70058, 70094, 70114, 70115, 70116, 70117, 70118, 70119, 70125, 70128, 70130, 70131
* 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
Gretna
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson Parish
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Louisiana
220 (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
Gretna
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson Parish
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Louisiana
211 (95.91%) 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
Gretna
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson Parish
20 (90.91%) Offer this Service
Louisiana
195 (88.64%) 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
Gretna
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson Parish
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Louisiana
217 (98.64%) 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
Gretna
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson Parish
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Louisiana
187 (85.00%) 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
Gretna
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson Parish
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Louisiana
218 (99.09%) 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
58.00%
Gretna
49.50%
Jefferson Parish
26.83%
Louisiana
26.94%
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%
Gretna
5.00%
Jefferson Parish
Less Than 5.00%
Louisiana
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

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
75.00%
Gretna
55.50%
Jefferson Parish
40.56%
Louisiana
43.06%
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
23.00%
Gretna
38.50%
Jefferson Parish
54.17%
Louisiana
51.61%
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
27
Gretna Average
64
Jefferson Parish Average
274
Louisiana Average
345
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
725
Gretna Average
3,025
Jefferson Parish Average
11,402
Louisiana Average
18,097
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
$121,367
Gretna Average
$416,671
Jefferson Parish Average
$1,519,552
Louisiana Average
$2,150,634
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
$167
Gretna Average
$138
Jefferson Parish Average
$133
Louisiana Average
$119
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
$4,495
Gretna Average
$6,477
Jefferson Parish Average
$5,550
Louisiana Average
$6,228
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Gretna at a Glance

Gretna has a total population of 17,423, of which 4,155 are children under the age of 18 and 2,436 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
17,423
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
8,717 (50.0%)
Female:
8,706 (50.0%)
Children (0-17):
4,155 (23.8%)
Adults (18-64):
10,832 (62.2%)
Seniors (65+):
2,436 (14.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Gretna
Married:
6,367 (36.5%)
Divorced:
1,960 (11.2%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Gretna
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,105 (6.34%)
White:
9,813 (56.32%)
African American:
6,191 (35.53%)
Asian:
543 (3.12%)
Pacific Islander:
8 (0.05%)
Indian:
105 (0.60%)
Other:
458 (2.63%)
Two or More:
305 (1.75%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Gretna

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
283
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
15
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $31,881 while the median household income is $28,065. Roughly 23.06% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$31,881
Household Income:
$28,065
In Poverty:
23.06%

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