Contact Information

COMPASSUS-AUBURN
665 OPELIKA ROAD, SUITE 200
AUBURN. AL 36830
(334) 826-1899
Combination Government & Non-Profit
CMS Certification Number: 011528
Medicare certification date2: December 11, 1991
The is the date the home health agency was certified to participate in the Medicare program.

1 Hospice 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 hospice agencies within each of the different types of ownership.

2 Agencies that are Medicare Certified are able to participate in Medicare related programs.


Medicare Hospice Provider Report

In 2016, COMPASSUS-AUBURN charged a total of $7,341,996 to Medicare for a total of 22,477 hospice care days provided. Of the 423 Medicare beneficiaries, 59 were enrolled in Medicare Advantage for at least one month and 51 were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month.

The following section provides information on services provided to Medicare beneficiaries by COMPASSUS-AUBURN. It contains utilization and demographic information for this hospice provider. The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Hospice Care
Cancer patients 172
Dementia 37
Circulatory / Heart Disease 84
Stroke 21
Respiratory Disease 52
Other Primary Diagnosis 57
Hospice patients with 7 or fewer care days 123
Hospice patients with 60 care days 112
Hospice patients with 180 care days 30
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 423
Average age 80
Male 199
Female 224
White 299
Black 120
Asian n/a
Hispanic n/a
Other 0
Site of Service
In Home 274
Assisted Living Facility n/a
Long-term Care 0
Skilled Nursing Facility 18
Inpatient Hospital 14
Inpatient Hospice 107
Other Facility n/a

Quality of Care

The ratings found here are reported to CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) by each agency using the Hospice Item Set. Higher percentages are better. Some measures may not be available for various reasons such as having less than 20 patients or data being removed by CMS at the request of the agency.

Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient) - Patient Preferences

Patients or caregivers who were asked about their beliefs and values at the beginning of hospice care - Patients and caregivers should have the opportunity to discuss their spiritual and religious needs, beliefs and values to help ensure t hese care needs are met.

Score: 99.6%
National score: 95.3%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 486 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Treatment Preferences - Patient Preferences

Patients or caregivers who were asked about treatment preferences like hospitalization and resuscitation at the beginning of hospice care - Having discussions w3ith hospice staff about the treatments that patients want or don't want helps ensure that patients get the care they want at the end of life.

Score: 100.0%
National score: 98.8%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 486 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Dyspnea Screening - Managing pain and treating symptoms

Patients who were checked for shortness of breath at the beginning of hospice care - Shortness of breath is common and often undertreated in hospice patients. It can interfere with patients' routine and can be upsetting for patients and families.

Score: 100.0%
National score: 97.9%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 486 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Dyspnea Treatment - Managing pain and treating symptoms

Patients who got timely treatment for shortness of breath - Within a day of finding that shortness of breath is a problem, hospice staff should st art treatment. Treatment can be medication, relaxation or breathing exercises.

Score: 99.2%
National score: 95.6%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 246 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Pain Assessment - Managing pain and treating symptoms

Patients who got a timely and thorough pain assessment when pain was identified as a problem - Within a day of finding that pain is a problem, hospice staff should collect information about the pain, like its location, how long it lasts, and its severity.

Score: 98.6%
National score: 85.5%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 208 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Pain Screening - Managing pain and treating symptoms

Patients who were checked for pain at the beginning of hospice care - Pain is common and often undertreated for hospice patients. It can interfere with patients' daily activities and can be very distressing for patients and families.

Score: 97.9%
National score: 95.9%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 486 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Patients treated with an Opioid who are given a bowel regimen - Managing pain and treating symptoms

Patients taking opioid pain medication who were offered care for constipation - Constipation is a side effect of opioid use. Staff can recommend treatment options, like laxatives or fiber, to prevent and treat opioid-related constipation.

Score: 96.6%
National score: 93.8%
COMPASSUS-AUBURN scored better than the national average based on 89 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

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