Visiting Nurse Association

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Cincinnati, Ohio (OH).

Visiting Nurse Association is a non-profit home care agency based at 2400 Reading Road in Cincinnati, OH. The agency services an area over 2,200 square miles in size with over 1,780,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1966. A total of 28,910 Medicare visits were made to 1,134 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,899,423 for these services. 12 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $396 by Medicare for these services.

Visiting Nurse Association 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 their bladder control improve, get better at bathing, and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Certification Date

07/01/1966

Address

2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone Number

(513) 345-8080

Geographic Coordinates

39.125154, -84.501867
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

41001, 41005, 41007, 41010, 41011, 41012, 41014, 41015, 41016, 41017, 41018, 41019, 41042, 41048, 41051, 41059, 41063, 41065, 41071, 41073, 41074, 41075, 41076, 41091, 41094, 45001, 45002, 45011, 45013, 45014, 45015, 45030, 45033, 45034, 45036, 45039, 45040, 45042, 45044, 45050, 45052, 45053, 45054, 45056, 45061, 45062, 45064, 45065, 45067, 45069, 45102, 45103, 45106, 45107, 45111, 45120, 45122, 45140, 45147, 45150, 45152, 45153, 45157, 45160, 45162, 45174, 45176, 45202, 45203, 45204, 45205, 45206, 45207, 45208, 45209, 45211, 45212, 45213, 45214, 45215, 45216, 45217, 45218, 45219, 45220, 45221, 45223, 45224, 45225, 45226, 45227, 45229, 45230, 45231, 45232, 45233, 45234, 45236, 45237, 45238, 45239, 45240, 45241, 45242, 45243, 45244, 45245, 45246, 45247, 45248, 45249, 45251, 45252, 45255
* 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
Cincinnati
29 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Hamilton County
31 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ohio
457 (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
Cincinnati
29 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Hamilton County
31 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ohio
382 (83.59%) 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
Cincinnati
28 (96.55%) Offer this Service
Hamilton County
30 (96.77%) Offer this Service
Ohio
340 (74.40%) 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
Cincinnati
29 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Hamilton County
31 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Ohio
415 (90.81%) 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
Cincinnati
26 (89.66%) Offer this Service
Hamilton County
28 (90.32%) Offer this Service
Ohio
271 (59.30%) 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
Cincinnati
28 (96.55%) Offer this Service
Hamilton County
30 (96.77%) Offer this Service
Ohio
444 (97.16%) 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
54.00%
Cincinnati
60.13%
Hamilton County
60.38%
Ohio
57.25%
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
68.00%
Cincinnati
57.30%
Hamilton County
57.71%
Ohio
55.43%
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
48.00%
Cincinnati
38.52%
Hamilton County
38.79%
Ohio
35.34%
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
62.00%
Cincinnati
58.04%
Hamilton County
58.04%
Ohio
55.84%
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
28.00%
Cincinnati
26.36%
Hamilton County
26.23%
Ohio
28.22%
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%
Cincinnati
Less Than 5.00%
Hamilton County
Less Than 5.00%
Ohio
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
51.00%
Cincinnati
39.17%
Hamilton County
39.21%
Ohio
38.63%
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
54.00%
Cincinnati
53.83%
Hamilton County
54.42%
Ohio
52.07%
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
59.00%
Cincinnati
46.67%
Hamilton County
47.23%
Ohio
47.61%
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
32.00%
Cincinnati
34.04%
Hamilton County
34.00%
Ohio
36.96%
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
64.00%
Cincinnati
62.42%
Hamilton County
62.48%
Ohio
59.31%
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
80.00%
Cincinnati
77.94%
Hamilton County
78.11%
Ohio
77.43%
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
1,134
Cincinnati Average
417
Hamilton County Average
418
Ohio Average
316
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
12
Cincinnati Average
443
Hamilton County Average
443
Ohio Average
1,281
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
28,910
Cincinnati Average
9,916
Hamilton County Average
9,869
Ohio Average
8,272
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
$3,899,423
Cincinnati Average
$1,403,758
Hamilton County Average
$1,401,101
Ohio Average
$1,098,143
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
$135
Cincinnati Average
$142
Hamilton County Average
$142
Ohio Average
$133
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
$396
Cincinnati Average
$14,252
Hamilton County Average
$14,252
Ohio Average
$738,996
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
$3,439
Cincinnati Average
$3,366
Hamilton County Average
$3,349
Ohio Average
$3,478
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
$33
Cincinnati Average
$32
Hamilton County Average
$32
Ohio Average
$577
United States Average
$479

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

Visiting Nurse Association Review
Overall:
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Care:
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Staff:
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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

Wow - They really care! All of the staff were so professional and compassionate. I was in a lot of pain and not always nice but the VNA were passionate, understanding, and kept teaching me how to manage my condition. I truly believe they saved my life.

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Cincinnati at a Glance

Cincinnati has a total population of 331,285, of which 81,144 are children under the age of 18 and 40,654 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.1.

Total Population:
331,285
Median Age:
32.1
Males:
156,357 (47.2%)
Female:
174,928 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
81,144 (24.5%)
Adults (18-64):
209,487 (63.2%)
Seniors (65+):
40,654 (12.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Cincinnati
Married:
99,142 (29.9%)
Divorced:
31,613 (9.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Cincinnati
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,230 (1.28%)
White:
175,492 (52.97%)
African American:
142,176 (42.92%)
Asian:
5,132 (1.55%)
Pacific Islander:
130 (0.04%)
Indian:
709 (0.21%)
Other:
2,093 (0.63%)
Two or More:
5,553 (1.68%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Cincinnati

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.37, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
21
Doctors:
5,530
Home Agencies:
29
Hospitals:
9
Nursing Homes:
69
Medical Suppliers:
242
Rehab Centers:
28

Wealth

The median family income is $37,543 while the median household income is $29,493. Roughly 21.05% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,543
Household Income:
$29,493
In Poverty:
21.05%

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