Contact Information

CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE
7740 NORTH ORACLE ROAD
TUCSON. AZ 85704
(520) 544-9890
Other
CMS Certification Number: 031547
Medicare certification date2: June 14, 1999
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, CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE charged a total of $36,956,631 to Medicare for a total of 120,759 hospice care days provided. Of the 2012 Medicare beneficiaries, 919 were enrolled in Medicare Advantage for at least one month and 278 were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month.

The following section provides information on services provided to Medicare beneficiaries by CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE. It contains utilization and demographic information for this hospice provider. The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Hospice Care
Cancer patients 507
Dementia 580
Circulatory / Heart Disease 274
Stroke 164
Respiratory Disease 199
Other Primary Diagnosis 288
Hospice patients with 7 or fewer care days 557
Hospice patients with 60 care days 613
Hospice patients with 180 care days 204
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 2012
Average age 84
Male 900
Female 1112
White 1737
Black 29
Asian 19
Hispanic 203
Other 24
Site of Service
In Home 842
Assisted Living Facility 671
Long-term Care 0
Skilled Nursing Facility 112
Inpatient Hospital 0
Inpatient Hospice 349
Other Facility 38

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: 98.1%
National score: 95.3%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 2138 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: 99.8%
National score: 98.8%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 2138 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: 99.8%
National score: 97.9%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 2138 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: 97.8%
National score: 95.6%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 1345 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: 97.1%
National score: 85.5%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 945 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: 99.5%
National score: 95.9%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 2138 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: 99.1%
National score: 93.8%
CASA DE LA LUZ HOSPICE scored better than the national average based on 937 surveys taken between Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

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