LA Buena Salud Home Health

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Alice, Texas (TX).

LA Buena Salud Home Health is a for-profit home care agency based at 627 N King #4 in Alice, TX. The agency services an area over 5,200 square miles in size with over 280,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2006. A total of 858 Medicare visits were made to 53 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $142,728 for these services.

LA Buena Salud Home Health offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech pathology 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

05/19/2006

Address

627 N King #4
Alice, TX 78332

Phone Number

(361) 664-7171

Geographic Coordinates

27.756345, -98.075603
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

78102, 78118, 78119, 78332, 78333, 78341, 78342, 78343, 78355, 78358, 78359, 78361, 78363, 78368, 78370, 78372, 78382, 78384, 78387, 78390, 78409, 78410, 78413, 78415
* 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
Alice
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jim Wells County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
1,775 (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
Alice
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jim Wells County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
1,616 (91.04%) 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
Alice
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jim Wells County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
1,560 (87.89%) 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
Alice
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jim Wells County
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Texas
1,731 (97.52%) 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
No
Alice
3 (60.00%) Offer this Service
Jim Wells County
4 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Texas
1,566 (88.23%) 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
No
Alice
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Jim Wells County
4 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Texas
1,644 (92.62%) 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%
Alice
39.00%
Jim Wells County
39.00%
Texas
23.61%
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%
Alice
Less Than 5.00%
Jim Wells County
Less Than 5.00%
Texas
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
60.00%
Alice
47.00%
Jim Wells County
47.00%
Texas
37.87%
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
40.00%
Alice
48.80%
Jim Wells County
48.80%
Texas
56.49%
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
53
Alice Average
437
Jim Wells County Average
437
Texas Average
204
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
858
Alice Average
15,897
Jim Wells County Average
15,897
Texas Average
9,797
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
$142,728
Alice Average
$2,737,394
Jim Wells County Average
$2,737,394
Texas Average
$1,274,738
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
$166
Alice Average
$172
Jim Wells County Average
$172
Texas Average
$130
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
$2,693
Alice Average
$6,267
Jim Wells County Average
$6,267
Texas Average
$6,239
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Real Home Health Care, Inc
    Located 0.64 miles away in Alice at 301 Lucero Street.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Del Cielo Home Care Services
    Located 0.75 miles away in Alice at 301 E 1st Street Suite A & D.
  3. Home Care Agency
    United Home Care
    Located 1.02 miles away in Alice at 405 Highland Street.
  4. Home Care Agency
    St. Peters Home Health, Inc
    Located 9.53 miles away in San Diego at 806 East Gravis.
  5. Home Care Agency
    Aadi Home Health
    Located 16.26 miles away in Orange Grove at 514 E Orange Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 6 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Alice at a Glance

Alice has a total population of 19,010, of which 5,764 are children under the age of 18 and 2,604 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.9.

Total Population:
19,010
Median Age:
32.9
Males:
9,055 (47.6%)
Female:
9,955 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
5,764 (30.3%)
Adults (18-64):
10,642 (56.0%)
Seniors (65+):
2,604 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Alice
Married:
8,482 (44.6%)
Divorced:
1,300 (6.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Alice
Hispanic Ethnicity:
14,837 (78.05%)
White:
14,722 (77.44%)
African American:
164 (0.86%)
Asian:
143 (0.75%)
Pacific Islander:
16 (0.08%)
Indian:
100 (0.53%)
Other:
3,406 (17.92%)
Two or More:
459 (2.41%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Alice

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
215
Home Agencies:
5
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $34,276 while the median household income is $30,365. Roughly 21.40% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,276
Household Income:
$30,365
In Poverty:
21.40%

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