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ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
2970 LORNA ROAD
BIRMINGHAM. AL 35216
(205) 824-2680
Proprietary
CMS Certification Number: 017009
Medicare certification date2: January 18, 1973
The is the date the home health agency was certified to participate in the Medicare program.

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.


Services Offered

List of services offered at ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE in BIRMINGHAM, AL.

  • Nursing Care Services

    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.

  • Physical Therapy Services

    Treatment of injury and disease by mechanical means, like heat, light, exercise, and massage.

  • Occupational Therapy Services

    Services given to help you return to usual activities (like bathing, preparing meals, and housekeeping) after illness either on an inpatient or outpatient basis.

  • Speech Therapy Services

    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.

  • Medical Social Services

    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.

  • Home Health Aide Services

    Part time or intermittent services to help you with your daily living activities.


Home Health Agency Report

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.

Percentage of patients with these chronic conditions
Atrial Fibrillation 20% Alzheimer's 32%
Asthma 40% Cancer 14%
Congestive Heart Failure 45% Chronic Kidney Disease 55%
COPD 38% Depression 39%
Diabetes 45% Hyperlipidemia 67%
Hypertension n/a Ischemic Heart Disease 56%
Osteoporosis 13% RA / OA 65%
Schizophrenia 5% Stroke 13%
Average Number of Visits, per episode
Total non-LUPA Episodes12879
Total LUPA Episodes1293
Skilled Nursing Visits9.2
Physical Therapy Visits4.9
Occupational Therapy1.1
Speech Therapy0.3
Home Health Aide3.2
Medical-Social Visits0.2
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 6616
Average Age 75
Male 2457
Female 4159
White 5495
Black 1034
Asian n/a
Hispanic 33
Other 33

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