Home Care Service Hot Springs County

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Thermopolis, Wyoming (WY).

Home Care Service Hot Springs County is a government run home care agency based at 150 E Arapahoe Street in Thermopolis, WY. The agency services an area over 3000 square miles in size with over 10000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1993. A total of 1075 Medicare visits were made to 50 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $160486 for these services.

Home Care Service Hot Springs County offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to be short of breath less often, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

12/09/1993

Address

150 E Arapahoe Street
Thermopolis, WY 82443

Phone Number

(307) 864-5585

Geographic Coordinates

43.64742, -108.200309
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

82401, 82430, 82443
* 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
Wyoming
27 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8789 (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
Wyoming
22 (81.48%) Offer this Service
United States
7902 (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
Wyoming
23 (85.19%) Offer this Service
United States
7452 (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
Wyoming
26 (96.30%) Offer this Service
United States
8535 (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
No
Wyoming
17 (62.96%) Offer this Service
United States
7155 (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
Wyoming
27 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8530 (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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51.00%
Wyoming
59.26%
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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63.00%
Wyoming
63.52%
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.

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23.00%
Wyoming
28.06%
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.

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70.00%
Wyoming
59.21%
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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26.00%
Wyoming
23.74%
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%
Wyoming
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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36.00%
Wyoming
35.24%
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.

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50.00%
Wyoming
48.47%
United States
50.57%

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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18.00%
Wyoming
26.74%
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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81.00%
Wyoming
67.41%
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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50
Wyoming Average
124
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
1075
Wyoming Average
3277
United States Average
12553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

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

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$160486
Wyoming Average
$415608
United States Average
$1698103

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
$149
Wyoming Average
$127
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
$3210
Wyoming Average
$3341
United States Average
$4270

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Thermopolis at a Glance

Thermopolis has a total population of 3172, of which 713 are children under the age of 18 and 667 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 43.5.

Total Population:
3172
Median Age:
43.5
Males:
1496 (47.2%)
Female:
1676 (52.8%)
Children (0-17):
713 (22.5%)
Adults (18-64):
1792 (56.5%)
Seniors (65+):
667 (21.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Thermopolis
Married:
1661 (52.4%)
Divorced:
288 (9.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Thermopolis
Hispanic Ethnicity:
73 (2.30%)
White:
3042 (95.90%)
African American:
15 (0.47%)
Asian:
8 (0.25%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
54 (1.70%)
Other:
16 (0.50%)
Two or More:
37 (1.17%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Thermopolis

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
29
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $38448 while the median household income is $29205. Roughly 9.68% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$38448
Household Income:
$29205
In Poverty:
9.68%

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