Heritage Home Health

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

Heritage Home Health is a for-profit home care agency based at 4939 Elizabeth in Texarkana, TX. The agency services an area over 1,800 square miles in size with over 130,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1995. A total of 16,532 Medicare visits were made to 314 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,536,028 for these services.

Heritage Home Health offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, have their bladder control improve, have less pain when moving around, get better at bathing, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Quality of Care Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

03/30/1995

Address

4939 Elizabeth
Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone Number

(903) 793-4900

Geographic Coordinates

33.466135, -94.049571
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

75455, 75501, 75503, 75505, 75507, 75551, 75554, 75559, 75560, 75561, 75563, 75567, 75569, 75570, 75571, 75573, 75574, 75636
* 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
Texarkana
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bowie County
8 (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
Texarkana
7 (87.50%) Offer this Service
Bowie County
7 (87.50%) 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
Texarkana
7 (87.50%) Offer this Service
Bowie County
7 (87.50%) 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
Texarkana
7 (87.50%) Offer this Service
Bowie County
7 (87.50%) 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
Texarkana
5 (62.50%) Offer this Service
Bowie County
5 (62.50%) 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
Texarkana
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Bowie County
8 (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
82.00%
Texarkana
55.83%
Bowie County
55.83%
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
73.00%
Texarkana
59.50%
Bowie County
59.50%
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
39.00%
Texarkana
36.00%
Bowie County
36.00%
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
65.00%
Texarkana
47.33%
Bowie County
47.33%
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
26.00%
Texarkana
35.67%
Bowie County
35.67%
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%
Texarkana
Less Than 5.00%
Bowie 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
42.00%
Texarkana
40.67%
Bowie County
40.67%
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
62.00%
Texarkana
43.33%
Bowie County
43.33%
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
76.00%
Texarkana
44.60%
Bowie County
44.60%
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
40.00%
Texarkana
43.00%
Bowie County
43.00%
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
52.00%
Texarkana
50.67%
Bowie County
50.67%
Texas
56.49%
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
91.00%
Texarkana
88.75%
Bowie County
88.75%
Texas
83.55%
United States
80.41%

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
314
Texarkana Average
270
Bowie County Average
270
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
16,532
Texarkana Average
11,288
Bowie County Average
11,288
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
$1,536,028
Texarkana Average
$1,326,832
Bowie County Average
$1,326,832
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
$93
Texarkana Average
$118
Bowie County Average
$118
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
$4,892
Texarkana Average
$4,920
Bowie County Average
$4,920
Texas Average
$6,239
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Details:

This company lied and continued to lie why our mother was not carried for. I removed her from their care because I was scared she was going to die.

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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
    Texarkana Homecare
    Located 0.59 miles away in Texarkana at 4201 Texas Boulevard.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Theracare Home Health of East Texas
    Located 0.88 miles away in Texarkana at 2010 Moores Lane Suite 116.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Jordan Health Services
    Located 1.18 miles away in Texarkana at 4425 Jefferson Avenue Suite 118.
  4. Home Care Agency
    Christus Homecare St. Michael
    Located 1.32 miles away in Texarkana at 1400 College Drive Suite 201.
  5. Home Care Agency
    Best Care Home Health
    Located 1.73 miles away in Texarkana at 2605 Texas Boulevard.
Note: There are a total of 12 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Texarkana at a Glance

Texarkana has a total population of 34,782, of which 9,040 are children under the age of 18 and 5,473 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.7.

Total Population:
34,782
Median Age:
35.7
Males:
16,380 (47.1%)
Female:
18,402 (52.9%)
Children (0-17):
9,040 (26.0%)
Adults (18-64):
20,269 (58.3%)
Seniors (65+):
5,473 (15.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Texarkana
Married:
13,986 (40.2%)
Divorced:
3,309 (9.5%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Texarkana
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,012 (2.91%)
White:
20,583 (59.18%)
African American:
12,885 (37.05%)
Asian:
254 (0.73%)
Pacific Islander:
17 (0.05%)
Indian:
119 (0.34%)
Other:
498 (1.43%)
Two or More:
426 (1.22%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Texarkana

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
462
Home Agencies:
8
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
32
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $38,505 while the median household income is $29,727. Roughly 22.94% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38,505
Household Income:
$29,727
In Poverty:
22.94%

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