Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc in Wallingford, Connecticut

Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc is a medicare-certified hospice facility in Wallingford, Connecticut. It is a non-profit hospice and this hospice is a Part of a Home Health Agency. It is located at 33 North Plains Industrial Road in Wallingford, Connecticut. You can reach out to the office of Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc via phone at (203) 679-5300.

Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc is first approved in February, 1994 to provide medicare and/or medicaid services and its CMS certification number (CCN) is 071516. Boston is the CMS Regional Office responsible for the certification of this hospice.

Contact Information

Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc
33 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT, 06492
(203) 679-5300

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Hospice Profile

NameMasonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc
Location33 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, Connecticut
Hospice ID071516
CategoryPart of a Home Health Agency
Ownership TypeVoluntary Non-profit - Private
SSA county code040

NPI associated with this Hospice

A hospice usually have one NPI number but sometimes it may have multiple NPI numbers. We have found possible NPI number/s associated with Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc from NPPES records by matching pattern on the basis of name, address, phone number etc. Please use this information accordingly.

NPI Number1225151822
Organization NameMasonicare Home Health And Hospice, Inc.
Address33 N Plains Industrial Rd Wallingford, Connecticut, 06492
Phone Number(203)679-5211

Quality of Patient Care at Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc

Hospice staff should discuss treatment preferences and patient beliefs and values with patients and/or caregivers. They should also identify and provide interventions to address pain, shortness of breath and constipation (caused by opioids) to improve patient comfort and quality of life. Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc has the following score in these measures of patient care.
Better than National Average Worse than National Average

Quality MeasureProvider ScoreNational Score
Patients or caregivers who were asked about treatment preferences like hospitalization and resuscitation at the beginning of hospice care99.998.3
Patients or caregivers who were asked about their beliefs and values at the beginning of hospice care99.993.6
Patients who were checked for pain at the beginning of hospice care81.693.9
Patients who got a timely and thorough pain assessment when pain was identified as a problem59.677.7
Patients who were checked for shortness of breath at the beginning of hospice care99.497.3
Patients who got timely treatment for shortness of breath96.594.6
Patients taking opioid pain medication who were offered care for constipation95.993.3

Services Provided by Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc:

Hospice provide various services either through their own staff or through third-party arrangements. Find the list of services provided by Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc below:
  • By staff
    • Home Health Aide Service
    • Counseling Service
    • Medical Social Service
    • Nursing Service
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Speech Pathology
    • Other Services

  • Under Arrangement
    • Medical Supply Service
    • Physician Service
    • Short Term Inpatient care

  • Combination of Staff and Under Arrangement
    • No services

  • Type of Short Term Inpatient Care
    • Acute and Respite

Number of Full-time equivalent Employees:

Number of full time equivalent employees at Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc
Home Health Aides17.52
Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurses1.3
Medical Social Workers 5.6
Registered Nurses23.9
Other Personnel8.8
Total Employees67.92

Number of Full-time equivalent Volunteers:

Total Volunteers2.2

Ownership Details:

  • This hospice has undergone 2 time/s change of ownership.
  • Previous change of ownership is on June , 1999.
  • Most recent change of ownership is on October, 1999.

Certification Details for Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc:

  • September, 2017 is the initial visit of the health survey for certifications by CMS.
  • It is in compliance at the time of certification survey by CMS.
  • It is eligible to participate in the medicare and/or medicaid program.
  • National Government Services is the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), intermediary or carrier servicing this hospice.
  • Current status is Active Provider.
  • Reason of certification is Recertification.
  • End of fiscal year is on 30, September.
  • Related Provider Number is 077159.

Hospices in Wallingford

Masonicare Home Health And Hospice Inc
Location: 33 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, Connecticut, 06492
Phone: (203) 679-5300

Medicare Hospice Care

What is Hospice Care?
Hospice care is a type of care and philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a chronically ill, terminally ill or seriously ill patient's pain and symptoms, and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs. Care may be provided in a patient's home or in a designated facility such as nursing home, hospital unit or freestanding hospice, with level of care and sometimes location based upon frequent evaluation of the paients needs. The four primary levels of care provided by hospice are routine home care, continuous care, general inpatient and respite care.

How long can one get medicare hospice care?
Hospice care is for people with a life expectancy of 6 months or less (if the disease runs its normal course). If the person receiving hospice care live longer than 6 months, he or she can still get hospice care.
  • A person can get hospice care for two 90-day benefit periods, followed by an unlimited number of 60-day benefit periods.
  • At the start of each period, the hospice medical director or other hospice doctor must recertify that the person is terminally ill (with a life expectancy of 6 months or less). This step is must for continued hospice care.

Medicare Program: Medicare is a federal government program which provides health insurance to people who are 65 or older. This program also covers certain younger people with disabilities (who receive Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI), and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD.

Medicare Assignment: Assignment means that your doctor, provider, or supplier agrees (or is required by law) to accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services. Most doctors, providers, and suppliers accept assignment, but you should always check to make sure. Participating providers have signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare-covered services.

NPI Number: The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique identification number for covered health care providers. The NPI must be used in lieu of legacy provider identifiers in the HIPAA standards transactions. Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).

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