Mercy Home Care

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

Mercy Home Care is a non-profit home care agency based at 36 Fair Lane in Tiffin, OH. The agency services an area over 1,400 square miles in size with over 140,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1993. A total of 11,368 Medicare visits were made to 497 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,551,627 for these services.

Mercy Home 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 get better at walking or moving around, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious Affiliations

Certification Date

07/08/1993

Address

36 Fair Lane
Tiffin, OH 44883

Phone Number

(419) 443-8030

Geographic Coordinates

38.801824, -83.541293
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Service Areas

43316, 43457, 44802, 44807, 44809, 44811, 44815, 44818, 44830, 44836, 44837, 44841, 44844, 44845, 44850, 44851, 44853, 44854, 44855, 44865, 44867, 44875, 44878, 44882, 44883, 44887, 44889, 44890
* 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
Tiffin
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Seneca County
3 (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
Tiffin
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Seneca County
3 (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
Tiffin
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Seneca County
3 (100.00%) 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
Tiffin
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Seneca County
3 (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
Tiffin
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Seneca County
3 (100.00%) 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
Tiffin
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Seneca County
3 (100.00%) 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
58.00%
Tiffin
59.00%
Seneca County
59.00%
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
52.00%
Tiffin
54.00%
Seneca County
55.33%
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
31.00%
Tiffin
38.00%
Seneca County
38.33%
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
55.00%
Tiffin
57.00%
Seneca County
62.33%
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
27.00%
Tiffin
26.50%
Seneca County
24.33%
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%
Tiffin
Less Than 5.00%
Seneca 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
23.00%
Tiffin
29.00%
Seneca County
34.67%
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
49.00%
Tiffin
51.50%
Seneca County
53.67%
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
45.00%
Tiffin
49.50%
Seneca County
52.67%
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
35.00%
Tiffin
29.00%
Seneca County
32.00%
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
59.00%
Tiffin
66.00%
Seneca County
63.00%
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
77.00%
Tiffin
73.50%
Seneca County
76.67%
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
497
Tiffin Average
334
Seneca County Average
271
Ohio Average
316
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
11,368
Tiffin Average
7,314
Seneca County Average
5,904
Ohio Average
8,272
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
$1,551,627
Tiffin Average
$1,029,977
Seneca County Average
$807,471
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
$136
Tiffin Average
$141
Seneca County Average
$137
Ohio Average
$133
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
$3,122
Tiffin Average
$3,084
Seneca County Average
$2,980
Ohio Average
$3,478
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Tiffin at a Glance

Tiffin has a total population of 18,135, of which 4,047 are children under the age of 18 and 2,871 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.5.

Total Population:
18,135
Median Age:
35.5
Males:
8,867 (48.9%)
Female:
9,268 (51.1%)
Children (0-17):
4,047 (22.3%)
Adults (18-64):
11,217 (61.9%)
Seniors (65+):
2,871 (15.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Tiffin
Married:
7,427 (41.0%)
Divorced:
1,683 (9.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Tiffin
Hispanic Ethnicity:
380 (2.10%)
White:
17,457 (96.26%)
African American:
264 (1.46%)
Asian:
92 (0.51%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.02%)
Indian:
31 (0.17%)
Other:
107 (0.59%)
Two or More:
181 (1.00%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Tiffin

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:
187
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
15
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $41,329 while the median household income is $33,261. Roughly 10.66% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$41,329
Household Income:
$33,261
In Poverty:
10.66%

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