ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE is a Proprietary, Medicare Certified, home health care agency located in BIRMINGHAM, AL. This agency has been certified to participate in Medicare programs since January 18, 1973 and given a rating of 4.0 stars. A rating if 4-5 stars would mean the agency performed better than others regarding care practices and outcome.
Updated: 09/18/2019 — See below for more information on ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE, including the services they offer, quality of care and patient experience.
1 Home health agencies can be run by private for-profit corporations, non-profit corporations, religious affiliated organizations or government entities. The type of ownership may affect agency resources and how services are organized. Quality can vary in home health agencies within each of the different types of ownership.
2 Agencies that are Medicare Certified are able to participate in Medicare related programs.
List of services offered at ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE in BIRMINGHAM, AL.
Care given or supervised by registered nurses. Nurses provide direct care; manage, observe, and evaluate a patient’s care; and teach the patient and his or her family caregiver.
Treatment of injury and disease by mechanical means, like heat, light, exercise, and massage.
Services given to help you return to usual activities (like bathing, preparing meals, and housekeeping) after illness either on an inpatient or outpatient basis.
This is the study of communication problems. Speech therapists assist with problems involving speech, language, and swallowing. Communication problems can be present at birth or develop after an injury or illness, like a stroke.
Services to help you with social and emotional concerns related to your illness. This might include counseling or help in finding resources in your community.
Part time or intermittent services to help you with your daily living activities.
Locations serviced by ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE.
In 2016, ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE charged a total of $35,322,557 to Medicare for a total of 12,879 (non-LUPA) home health episodes provided to 6,616 Medicare beneficiaries.
The report covers only calendar year 2016.
|Congestive Heart Failure||45%||Chronic Kidney Disease||55%|
|Hypertension||n/a||Ischemic Heart Disease||56%|
|Osteoporosis||13%||RA / OA||65%|
|Total non-LUPA Episodes||12879|
|Total LUPA Episodes||1293|
|Skilled Nursing Visits||9.2|
|Physical Therapy Visits||4.9|
|Home Health Aide||3.2|