Knox County Hospital Home Care

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

Knox County Hospital Home Care is a non-profit home care agency based at 701 South 5th Street in Knox City, TX. The agency services an area over 3,300 square miles in size with over 10,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1995. A total of 6,006 Medicare visits were made to 110 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $651,955 for these services. 684 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $289,534 by Medicare for these services.

Knox County Hospital Home Care offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, have less pain when moving around, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have to be admitted to the hospital 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

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Certification Date

03/29/1995

Address

701 South 5th Street
Knox City, TX 79529

Phone Number

(940) 657-3013

Geographic Coordinates

33.414084, -99.809597
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

76363, 76371, 76380, 79227, 79248, 79380, 79505, 79521, 79529, 79539, 79544, 79547
* 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
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.

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Yes
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.

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Yes
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.

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Yes
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.

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No
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.

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Yes
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.

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80.00%
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.

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71.00%
Texas
61.63%
United States
62.13%

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.

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57.00%
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.

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21.00%
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.

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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.

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50.00%
Texas
38.11%
United States
39.81%

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.

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57.00%
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.

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36.00%
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.

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110
Texas Average
204
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.

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684
Texas Average
346
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
6,006
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.

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$651,955
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.

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$109
Texas Average
$130
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.

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$289,534
Texas Average
$79,510
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.

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$5,927
Texas Average
$6,239
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.

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$423
Texas Average
$230
United States Average
$479

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Knox City at a Glance

Knox City has a total population of 1,219, of which 315 are children under the age of 18 and 298 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 42.1.

Total Population:
1,219
Median Age:
42.1
Males:
576 (47.3%)
Female:
643 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
315 (25.8%)
Adults (18-64):
606 (49.7%)
Seniors (65+):
298 (24.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Knox City
Married:
631 (51.8%)
Divorced:
65 (5.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Knox City
Hispanic Ethnicity:
287 (23.54%)
White:
876 (71.86%)
African American:
106 (8.70%)
Asian:
5 (0.41%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.08%)
Indian:
8 (0.66%)
Other:
176 (14.44%)
Two or More:
47 (3.86%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Knox City

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.40, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.40 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
41
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
1
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $30,000 while the median household income is $25,583. Roughly 18.79% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$30,000
Household Income:
$25,583
In Poverty:
18.79%

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