Monongalia County Health Department Home Health

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Morgantown, West Virginia (WV).

Monongalia County Health Department Home Health is a government run home care agency based at 453 Van Voorhis Road in Morgantown, WV. The agency services an area over 800 square miles in size with over 140,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1989. A total of 2,720 Medicare visits were made to 111 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $474,985 for these services.

Monongalia County Health Department 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 have their bladder control improve, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, have less pain when moving around, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

07/01/1989

Address

453 Van Voorhis Road
Morgantown, WV 26505

Phone Number

(304) 598-5151

Geographic Coordinates

39.651659, -79.966391
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

25420, 26354, 26374, 26501, 26502, 26505, 26507, 26508, 26525, 26527, 26531, 26534, 26541, 26542, 26543, 26544, 26546, 26554, 26562, 26570, 26575, 26588
* 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
Morgantown
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Monongalia County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
60 (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
Morgantown
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Monongalia County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
40 (66.67%) 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
Morgantown
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Monongalia County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
34 (56.67%) 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
Morgantown
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Monongalia County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
59 (98.33%) 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
Morgantown
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Monongalia County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
38 (63.33%) 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
Morgantown
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Monongalia County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
West Virginia
59 (98.33%) 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
44.00%
Morgantown
54.75%
Monongalia County
54.75%
West Virginia
60.84%
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
61.00%
Morgantown
60.25%
Monongalia County
60.25%
West Virginia
60.36%
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
37.00%
Morgantown
35.50%
Monongalia County
35.50%
West Virginia
38.36%
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
59.00%
Morgantown
59.50%
Monongalia County
59.50%
West Virginia
59.70%
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
34.00%
Morgantown
26.25%
Monongalia County
26.25%
West Virginia
25.36%
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%
Morgantown
Less Than 5.00%
Monongalia County
Less Than 5.00%
West Virginia
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
34.00%
Morgantown
45.75%
Monongalia County
45.75%
West Virginia
44.48%
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
56.00%
Morgantown
60.75%
Monongalia County
60.75%
West Virginia
55.74%
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
59.00%
Morgantown
44.00%
Monongalia County
44.00%
West Virginia
46.25%
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%
Morgantown
27.50%
Monongalia County
27.50%
West Virginia
28.98%
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
60.00%
Morgantown
69.00%
Monongalia County
69.00%
West Virginia
69.22%
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
111
Morgantown Average
401
Monongalia County Average
401
West Virginia Average
329
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
2,720
Morgantown Average
8,526
Monongalia County Average
8,526
West Virginia Average
7,441
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$474,985
Morgantown Average
$1,355,411
Monongalia County Average
$1,355,411
West Virginia Average
$1,095,790
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
$175
Morgantown Average
$159
Monongalia County Average
$159
West Virginia Average
$147
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
$4,279
Morgantown Average
$3,382
Monongalia County Average
$3,382
West Virginia Average
$3,335
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
    Interim Health Care (Morgantown)
    Located 0.51 miles away in Morgantown at 1111 Van Voorhis Road Suite 2.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Care Partners, Inc
    Located 2.37 miles away in Morgantown at 601 Hartman Run Road.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Tender Loving Care Home Health &..
    Located 2.94 miles away in Morgantown at 246 Cheat Road Suite 2.
  4. Home Care Agency
    Fairmont General Hospital Home..
    Located 14.35 miles away in Fairmont at 211 Marion Square.
  5. Home Care Agency
    MVA Home Health Services
    Located 15.82 miles away in Fairmont at PO Box 1112 1322 Locust Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 9 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Morgantown at a Glance

Morgantown has a total population of 26,809, of which 2,963 are children under the age of 18 and 2,779 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 23.1.

Total Population:
26,809
Median Age:
23.1
Males:
13,711 (51.1%)
Female:
13,098 (48.9%)
Children (0-17):
2,963 (11.1%)
Adults (18-64):
21,067 (78.6%)
Seniors (65+):
2,779 (10.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Morgantown
Married:
7,699 (28.7%)
Divorced:
1,421 (5.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Morgantown
Hispanic Ethnicity:
412 (1.54%)
White:
23,990 (89.48%)
African American:
1,113 (4.15%)
Asian:
1,113 (4.15%)
Pacific Islander:
13 (0.05%)
Indian:
45 (0.17%)
Other:
138 (0.51%)
Two or More:
397 (1.48%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Morgantown

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.25, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.25 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
1,151
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
32
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $44,622 while the median household income is $20,649. Roughly 32.81% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$44,622
Household Income:
$20,649
In Poverty:
32.81%

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