Nurses by Prescription Homecare, Inc

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

Nurses by Prescription Homecare, Inc is a for-profit home care agency based at 3242 Hobbs in Amarillo, TX. The agency services an area over 2,700 square miles in size with over 220,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2000. A total of 253 Medicare visits were made to 15 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $33,913 for these services.

Nurses by Prescription Homecare, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have to be admitted to the hospital less often and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

02/09/2000

Address

3242 Hobbs
Amarillo, TX 79109

Phone Number

(806) 355-1899

Geographic Coordinates

35.181172, -101.881759
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

79010, 79015, 79029, 79045, 79068, 79092, 79101, 79102, 79103, 79105, 79106, 79107, 79108, 79109, 79110, 79119
* 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
Amarillo
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Potter County
13 (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
Amarillo
13 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Potter County
13 (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
Amarillo
12 (92.31%) Offer this Service
Potter County
12 (92.31%) 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
Amarillo
12 (92.31%) Offer this Service
Potter County
12 (92.31%) 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
Yes
Amarillo
9 (69.23%) Offer this Service
Potter County
9 (69.23%) 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
Yes
Amarillo
9 (69.23%) Offer this Service
Potter County
9 (69.23%) 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
19.00%
Amarillo
28.73%
Potter County
28.73%
Texas
23.61%
United States
22.74%

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
17.00%
Amarillo
33.82%
Potter County
33.82%
Texas
37.87%
United States
31.95%

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
15
Amarillo Average
364
Potter County Average
364
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
253
Amarillo Average
18,733
Potter County Average
18,733
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
$33,913
Amarillo Average
$2,148,999
Potter County Average
$2,148,999
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
$134
Amarillo Average
$115
Potter County Average
$115
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
$2,261
Amarillo Average
$5,901
Potter County Average
$5,901
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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Note: There are a total of 13 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Amarillo at a Glance

Amarillo has a total population of 173,627, of which 48,423 are children under the age of 18 and 21,895 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.5.

Total Population:
173,627
Median Age:
33.5
Males:
83,370 (48.0%)
Female:
90,257 (52.0%)
Children (0-17):
48,423 (27.9%)
Adults (18-64):
103,309 (59.5%)
Seniors (65+):
21,895 (12.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Amarillo
Married:
78,165 (45.0%)
Divorced:
15,660 (9.0%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Amarillo
Hispanic Ethnicity:
37,947 (21.86%)
White:
134,563 (77.50%)
African American:
10,358 (5.97%)
Asian:
3,563 (2.05%)
Pacific Islander:
64 (0.04%)
Indian:
1,346 (0.78%)
Other:
19,663 (11.32%)
Two or More:
4,070 (2.34%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Amarillo

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
934
Home Agencies:
13
Hospitals:
4
Nursing Homes:
12
Medical Suppliers:
85
Rehab Centers:
5

Wealth

The median family income is $42,536 while the median household income is $34,940. Roughly 14.34% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$42,536
Household Income:
$34,940
In Poverty:
14.34%

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