Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice

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

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice is a non-profit home care agency based at PO Box 819 in Lewiston, ME. The agency services an area over 4,700 square miles in size with over 270,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1967. A total of 100,415 Medicare visits were made to 3,518 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $12,641,471 for these services. 208 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $6,240 by Medicare for these services.

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice 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 improvement in bladder control, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Certification Date

02/03/1967

Address

PO Box 819
Lewiston, ME 04240

Phone Number

(207) 777-7740

Geographic Coordinates

44.086388, -70.157552
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a zip code level.

Service Areas

04009, 04010, 04015, 04016, 04022, 04029, 04037, 04039, 04040, 04041, 04051, 04055, 04057, 04062, 04069, 04071, 04075, 04077, 04083, 04086, 04088, 04091, 04210, 04216, 04217, 04219, 04220, 04221, 04222, 04223, 04224, 04225, 04226, 04227, 04228, 04230, 04231, 04234, 04236, 04237, 04238, 04239, 04240, 04243, 04250, 04252, 04253, 04254, 04255, 04256, 04257, 04258, 04259, 04260, 04261, 04262, 04263, 04265, 04266, 04267, 04268, 04270, 04271, 04274, 04275, 04276, 04280, 04281, 04282, 04284, 04285, 04286, 04287, 04289, 04290, 04291, 04292, 04294, 04343, 04349, 04350, 04352, 04355, 04360, 04364, 04911, 04936, 04938, 04940, 04947, 04954, 04955, 04956, 04958, 04961, 04964, 04966, 04970, 04982, 04983, 04984, 04992
* 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
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
Yes
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
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
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
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
Maine
29 (100.00%) 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.

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54.00%
Maine
60.65%
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.

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59.00%
Maine
60.15%
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.

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38.00%
Maine
39.92%
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.

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49.00%
Maine
59.19%
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
26.00%
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.

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Less Than 5.00%
Maine
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
38.00%
Maine
40.08%
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.

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46.00%
Maine
55.81%
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.

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35.00%
Maine
47.08%
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.

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27.00%
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.

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70.00%
Maine
69.46%
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.

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85.00%
Maine
75.88%
United States
80.41%

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
3,518
Maine Average
731
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
208
Maine Average
1,353
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
100,415
Maine Average
17,282
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
$12,641,471
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
$126
Maine Average
$137
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
$6,240
Maine Average
$652,023
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
$3,593
Maine Average
$3,247
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.

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$30
Maine Average
$482
United States Average
$479

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Review
Overall:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Care:
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Staff:
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Facility:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

my brother had the best home care and died peacefully and with dignity. the friends and relatives were so at peace while he spent his last day on earth. my heart and soul goes out this wonderful facility and hope many contribute as i, to this care for the dying and the living.i am proud to say my brother, Willam(bill)Griffin died in the angels hands of this wonderful place. God Bless You

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Lewiston at a Glance

Lewiston has a total population of 35,690, of which 7,393 are children under the age of 18 and 6,342 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.6.

Total Population:
35,690
Median Age:
37.6
Males:
16,996 (47.6%)
Female:
18,694 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
7,393 (20.7%)
Adults (18-64):
21,955 (61.5%)
Seniors (65+):
6,342 (17.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Lewiston
Married:
14,504 (40.6%)
Divorced:
3,798 (10.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Lewiston
Hispanic Ethnicity:
448 (1.26%)
White:
34,172 (95.75%)
African American:
383 (1.07%)
Asian:
301 (0.84%)
Pacific Islander:
11 (0.03%)
Indian:
100 (0.28%)
Other:
130 (0.36%)
Two or More:
593 (1.66%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Lewiston

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.45, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.45 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
775
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
19
Rehab Centers:
6

Wealth

The median family income is $40,061 while the median household income is $29,191. Roughly 14.46% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$40,061
Household Income:
$29,191
In Poverty:
14.46%

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