DALLAS, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the tenth consecutive year, Intrepid USA Healthcare Services (Intrepid) has been honored as one of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States by earning inclusion in the 2015 HomeCare Elite,™ an annual recognition of the top 25 percent of all Medicare-certified home health agencies in the country.
Through an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, best practice implementation, patient experience, quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance, the HomeCare Elite identifies the industry's highest achievers and further highlights the Top 100 and Top 500 agencies overall. The annual review is sponsored by OCS HomeCare by National Research Corporation, the leading provider of home health and hospice metrics and analytics, and DecisionHealth, publisher of the most respected independent publication in the home care profession, Home Health Line.
This year, fewer than 2,500 agencies made the list, including six Intrepid providers in:
- McCrory, Arkansas
- Henderson, Kentucky
- Eunice, Louisiana
- Nederland, Texas
- Radford, Virginia
- Spokane, Washington
Additionally, the Intrepid agencies in Spokane and Nederland were honored as Top 500 home health providers, and the agency in McCrory was honored as a Top 100 home health provider.
"We are proud to once again be recognized among the top home health care providers in the nation," said Intrepid USA Chief Executive Officer Wesley Perry. "Our annual inclusion in the HomeCare Elite is a testament to the dedication of our providers, in every community, to delivering the very best in quality, personalized care to the individuals and families we serve."
The entire list of 2015 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the National Research Corporation website at http://www.ocshomecare.com/HomeCare-Elite.aspx.
About Intrepid USA Healthcare Services
Intrepid USA, based in Dallas, provides home health care and rehabilitation services. Intrepid employs more than 1,800 personnel nationwide and operates 81 locations in 21 states. For more information, please visit www.intrepidusa.com or call 1-866-412-0973.
About National Research Corporation
For more than 30 years, National Research Corporation has been at the forefront of patient-centered care. Today, the company's focus on empowering customer-centric healthcare across the continuum extends patient-centered care to incorporate families, communities, employees, senior housing residents, and other stakeholders.
National Research is dedicated to representing the true voice of patients and other healthcare stakeholders. This integration of cross-continuum metrics and analytics uncovers insights for effective performance improvement, quality measurement, care transitions, and many other factors that impact population health management.
For over 25 years, DecisionHealth has served as the home care industry's leading source for analysis and tools to improve revenue cycle performance, profitability and regulatory compliance. Agencies nationwide turn to DecisionHealth for education and training, coding and billing solutions, and ongoing expert guidance through its family of online products, print solutions, and live training events. DecisionHealth also certifies home health agency professionals in ICD-10 coding and OASIS-C1 through its Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance, and provides custom consulting services to agency leaders through its DecisionHealth Professional Services unit. For product information, call 1-855-CALL-DH1 or visit www.decisionhealth.com.
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