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AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALKER
100 HIGHWAY 78 WEST
JASPER. AL 35501
(205) 295-2434
Proprietary
CMS Certification Number: 017327
Medicare certification date2: August 03, 2005
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 AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALKER in JASPER, 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, AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALKER charged a total of $1,552,287 to Medicare for a total of 467 (non-LUPA) home health episodes provided to 302 Medicare beneficiaries.

The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Percentage of patients with these chronic conditions
Atrial Fibrillation 19% Alzheimer's 33%
Asthma 46% Cancer 14%
Congestive Heart Failure 47% Chronic Kidney Disease 65%
COPD 45% Depression 41%
Diabetes 51% Hyperlipidemia 71%
Hypertension n/a Ischemic Heart Disease 55%
Osteoporosis 16% RA / OA 69%
Schizophrenia 11% Stroke 13%
Average Number of Visits, per episode
Total non-LUPA Episodes467
Total LUPA Episodes41
Skilled Nursing Visits7.7
Physical Therapy Visits6.1
Occupational Therapy2.4
Speech Therapy0.0
Home Health Aide1.2
Medical-Social Visits0.1
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 302
Average Age 74
Male 119
Female 183
White 286
Black 12
Asian 0
Hispanic n/a
Other n/a

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