New Hope Hospice, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Holden, Maine (ME).

New Hope Hospice, Inc is a non-profit home care agency based at PO Box 727 in Holden, ME. The agency services an area over 800 square miles in size with over 100,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1995. A total of 830 Medicare visits were made to 21 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $70,160 for these services.

New Hope Hospice, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have their wounds improve or heal after an operation, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have to be admitted to the hospital less often and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

04/12/1995

Address

PO Box 727
Holden, ME 04429

Phone Number

(207) 843-7521

Geographic Coordinates

44.75476, -68.681701
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a city level.

Service Areas

04401, 04408, 04412, 04416, 04428, 04429, 04444, 04468, 04469, 04473, 04474, 04605
* 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
Penobscot County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
29 (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
Penobscot County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
27 (93.10%) 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
Penobscot County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
26 (89.66%) 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
Penobscot County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
28 (96.55%) 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
Penobscot County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
27 (93.10%) 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
Penobscot County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Maine
29 (100.00%) 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
47.00%
Penobscot County
28.80%
Maine
23.21%
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
6.00%
Penobscot County
Less Than 5.00%
Maine
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
41.00%
Penobscot County
27.40%
Maine
27.57%
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
58.00%
Penobscot County
70.80%
Maine
69.46%
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
21
Penobscot County Average
464
Maine Average
731
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
830
Penobscot County Average
8,382
Maine Average
17,282
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
$70,160
Penobscot County Average
$1,377,136
Maine Average
$2,373,891
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
$85
Penobscot County Average
$164
Maine Average
$137
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
$3,341
Penobscot County Average
$2,971
Maine Average
$3,247
United States Average
$4,270

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Holden at a Glance

Holden has a total population of 2,827, of which 678 are children under the age of 18 and 311 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.8.

Total Population:
2,827
Median Age:
40.8
Males:
1,418 (50.2%)
Female:
1,409 (49.8%)
Children (0-17):
678 (24.0%)
Adults (18-64):
1,838 (65.0%)
Seniors (65+):
311 (11.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Holden
Married:
1,460 (51.6%)
Divorced:
251 (8.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Holden
Hispanic Ethnicity:
7 (0.25%)
White:
2,774 (98.13%)
African American:
5 (0.18%)
Asian:
10 (0.35%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.14%)
Indian:
15 (0.53%)
Other:
11 (0.39%)
Two or More:
8 (0.28%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Holden

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.26, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.26 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
1
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
0
Medical Suppliers:
0
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $62,208 while the median household income is $51,394. Roughly 6.40% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$62,208
Household Income:
$51,394
In Poverty:
6.40%

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