Abby Home Health

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

Abby Home Health is a for-profit home care agency based at 1401 West Wheeler in Aransas Pass, TX. The agency services an area over 2,400 square miles in size with over 220,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2002. A total of 11,892 Medicare visits were made to 258 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,969,078 for these services.

Abby Home Health 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, be short of breath less often, and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

04/26/2002

Address

1401 West Wheeler
Aransas Pass, TX 78336

Phone Number

(361) 758-9336

Geographic Coordinates

27.920407, -97.17281
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Service Areas

78336, 78340, 78352, 78358, 78359, 78362, 78370, 78373, 78374, 78377, 78381, 78382, 78384, 78390, 78393, 78405, 78413, 78414, 78415, 78418
* 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
San Patricio County
4 (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
San Patricio County
4 (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
San Patricio County
4 (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
San Patricio County
4 (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
Yes
San Patricio County
4 (100.00%) 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
San Patricio County
4 (100.00%) 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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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
48.00%
San Patricio County
41.50%
Texas
57.11%
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
55.00%
San Patricio County
56.00%
Texas
61.63%
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
44.00%
San Patricio County
37.00%
Texas
40.69%
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
29.00%
San Patricio County
29.00%
Texas
48.30%
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
33.00%
San Patricio County
35.75%
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%
San Patricio County
Less Than 5.00%
Texas
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
37.00%
San Patricio County
34.00%
Texas
38.11%
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
36.00%
San Patricio County
36.50%
Texas
43.39%
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
22.00%
San Patricio County
22.00%
Texas
39.92%
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%
San Patricio County
43.25%
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
55.00%
San Patricio County
47.75%
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
258
San Patricio County Average
146
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
11,892
San Patricio County Average
7,752
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
$1,969,078
San Patricio County Average
$1,112,972
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
San Patricio County Average
$144
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
$7,632
San Patricio County Average
$7,636
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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Aransas Pass at a Glance

Aransas Pass has a total population of 8,138, of which 2,309 are children under the age of 18 and 1,176 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.7.

Total Population:
8,138
Median Age:
35.7
Males:
4,018 (49.4%)
Female:
4,120 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
2,309 (28.4%)
Adults (18-64):
4,653 (57.2%)
Seniors (65+):
1,176 (14.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Aransas Pass
Married:
3,768 (46.3%)
Divorced:
848 (10.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Aransas Pass
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,068 (37.70%)
White:
6,558 (80.58%)
African American:
280 (3.44%)
Asian:
37 (0.45%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
62 (0.76%)
Other:
918 (11.28%)
Two or More:
282 (3.47%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Aransas Pass

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
94
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
8
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $33,227 while the median household income is $27,376. Roughly 19.50% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$33,227
Household Income:
$27,376
In Poverty:
19.50%

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