Contact Information

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ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOMECARE
725 WEST MARKET STREET, SUITE A
ATHENS. AL 35611
(256) 233-9533
Proprietary
CMS Certification Number: 017095
Medicare certification date2: August 12, 1992
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 ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOMECARE in ATHENS, 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.

  • Home Health Aide Services

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

Areas Serviced

Locations serviced by ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOMECARE.


Home Health Agency Report

In 2016, ATHENS-LIMESTONE HOMECARE charged a total of $4,879,285 to Medicare for a total of 792 (non-LUPA) home health episodes provided to 522 Medicare beneficiaries.

The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Percentage of patients with these chronic conditions
Atrial Fibrillation 22% Alzheimer's 29%
Asthma 37% Cancer 17%
Congestive Heart Failure 44% Chronic Kidney Disease 51%
COPD 35% Depression 32%
Diabetes 48% Hyperlipidemia 66%
Hypertension n/a Ischemic Heart Disease 50%
Osteoporosis 16% RA / OA 62%
Schizophrenia 5% Stroke 12%
Average Number of Visits, per episode
Total non-LUPA Episodes792
Total LUPA Episodes63
Skilled Nursing Visits8.4
Physical Therapy Visits6.1
Occupational Therapy2.3
Speech Therapy0.8
Home Health Aide0.9
Medical-Social Visits0.0
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 522
Average Age 76
Male 189
Female 333
White 458
Black 58
Asian 0
Hispanic n/a
Other n/a

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