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ALACARE HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE
1690 BELTLINE ROAD, STE B
DECATUR. AL 35601
(256) 355-5746
Proprietary
CMS Certification Number: 017326
Medicare certification date2: October 12, 2001
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 DECATUR, 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 $14,574,473 to Medicare for a total of 5,192 (non-LUPA) home health episodes provided to 2,584 Medicare beneficiaries.

The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Percentage of patients with these chronic conditions
Atrial Fibrillation 19% Alzheimer's 32%
Asthma 40% Cancer 14%
Congestive Heart Failure 43% Chronic Kidney Disease 54%
COPD 38% Depression 40%
Diabetes 48% Hyperlipidemia 67%
Hypertension n/a Ischemic Heart Disease 53%
Osteoporosis 14% RA / OA 67%
Schizophrenia 5% Stroke 12%
Average Number of Visits, per episode
Total non-LUPA Episodes5192
Total LUPA Episodes406
Skilled Nursing Visits9.4
Physical Therapy Visits5.4
Occupational Therapy1.0
Speech Therapy0.3
Home Health Aide3.2
Medical-Social Visits0.1
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 2584
Average Age 76
Male 965
Female 1619
White 2281
Black 275
Asian n/a
Hispanic 11
Other 13

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