Amedisys Hospice, also known as Amedisys Hospice is a hospice care center situated at Shreveport, Louisiana. This palliative care is medicare certified, hence if you are covered by medicare, medicare will pay the hospice for your care. Amedisys Hospice accommodated approx. 270 Medicare beneficiaries whose average age was 80 years in CY2016. Unique hospice identification number provided by medicare to this hospice care is 191533. Amedisys Hospice comes under the CMS regional office located at Dallas. This CMS regional office covers all hospices located in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas. Amedisys Hospice has gone 2 time change of ownership, latest on 07 May, 2012 and previously on 07 May, 2012. Services provided at Amedisys Hospice mainly includes home health aide, counseling, homemaker, medical social services, medical supply services, nursing services, occupational therapy, other, physician services, physical therapy, short term inpatient care, speech pathology services. Amedisys Hospice provides special care for people who are terminally ill. This involves a team-oriented approach that addresses the medical, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient. Hospice also provides support to the patient’s family or caregiver.
Complete Hospice Profile:
Amedisys Hospice type, unique identification code, ownership type, accreditation,short term inpatient care type, address, contact number, fax number and all other information is provided as below.
Recipients can directly walkin or can call on the below given phone number for appointment.
Hospice ID (CCN)
Hospice’s Ownership Type:
Short-term inpatient care provided:
Acute & Respite care
425 Ashley Ridge Blvd Suite 240, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71106
CMS Regional Office
Medicare certification details of Amedisys Hospice with certification date, type, current status, certification provider, MAC, CBSA Code are stated below.
Medicare Certification Date:
27 Mar, 1995
Latest visit of the Health or LSC survey:
09 Nov, 2018
Status at the time of certification survey:
Waiver of any life safety code:
Latest Certification Type:
Dallas CMS Regional Office
Blue Cross (south Carolina)
National Hospice Spending and Utilization (2016):
National Hospice Spending and Utilization based on CY2016 for Amedisys Hospice are stated below it includes number of beneficiaries, average age of beneficiaries accommodated in hospice, total medicare payment amount received by hospice, total charge amount of the hospice.
RHC Days (in %)
Average Age of Beneficiary
Total Medicare Payment Amount
Total Medicare Standard Payment Amount
Total Charge Amount
Average Service Hours per Day
Amedisys Hospice provided an average of 0.17 hours per day of home health, 0.24 hours per day of Skilled Nursing, 0.03 hours per day of Social Service hospice care.
Average Hospice Care Days
Amedisys Hospice have 52 Medicare beneficiaries with 7 or fewer hospice care days, 93 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 60 hospice care days, 33 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 180 hospice care days.
Beneficiaries by Gender
Amedisys Hospice rendered hospice services to 119 Male and 151 Female Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.
Beneficiaries by Race
Amedisys Hospice provided hospice care to 197 White, 65 Black, 8 not disclosed Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.
Medicare/Medicaid Eligible Beneficiaries
At Amedisys Hospice, 44 beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and 63 beneficiaries were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month of hospice care in the calendar year.
Beneficiaries with Primary Disease Diagnosis
At Amedisys Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received hospice care for a primary diagnosis are 72 of Cancer, 73 of Dementia, 17 of Stroke, 39 of Heart Disease, 30 of Respiratory 39 of Other Diseases
Site-of-service Hospice Beneficiaries
At Amedisys Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received the majority of their hospice care days are 177 at home, 16 in an assisted living facility, 66 in a long term care or non-skilled nursing facility,
Services available at Amedisys Hospice are mentioned below along with the information that who will provide the service like whether it will be provided by hospice staff or will be arranged from any 3rd source or outer source.
Home Health Aide
Medical Social Services
Medical Supply Services
Provided under Arrangement
Short Term Inpatient Care
Provided under Arrangement
Speech Pathology Services
Quality of Patient Care:
Quality of patient care is measured based on the survey done by the patients who received the hospice care, as well as the experiences of their informal primary caregivers.
Main points included in the survey are treatment preferences, beliefs/values addressed (if desired by the patient), pain screening, pain assessment, dyspnea screening, dyspnea treatment,patients treated with an opioid who are given a bowel regimen.
Score (in %)
Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient)
Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen
Amedisys Hospice employee information is available below according to the service area, it is also divided among volunteer and employed count.
Home Health Aide
Medical Social Services
Authorized/Official Person Profile:
Officially authorized person to contact for any management issues or complaints of this hospice are as below. Person's position and contact details are also mentioned below.
Paul B Kusserow
Professional Identification Codes:
NPI number stands for National Provider Identifier which is a unique 10-digit identification number issued to health care providers in the United States by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
NPI details of stated hospice are as mentioned below.
NPI Enumeration Date:
09 Aug, 2005
NPI Last Update On:
03 Oct, 2016
Hospice can have one or more medical licenses for different specialities in the same state or different states. Related medical licenses for Amedisys Hospice are as mentioned below.
Hospice Care, Community Based
Other Medical Identifiers:
Other legacy medical identifiers of the hospice such as Medicaid, Medicare PIN, NSC, UPIN etc. are mentioned as below.
Business Mailing Address:
Business mailing address can be used for mailing purpose only, for visiting purpose patients need to refer above mentioned address.
3854 American Way, Suite A Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Patients can reach Amedisys Hospice at 425 Ashley Ridge Blvd Suite 240, Shreveport, Louisiana or can call to book an appointment on 318-868-8788.
Hospice Care is end-of-life care for patients and their families. Hospice focuses on controlling
pain and symptoms. Hospice care begins in the final six months of life and is usually provided in the patient’s home, but it can
also be provided in a hospital or nursing home. Hospice care is a Medicare benefit.
Hospice focuses on caring, not curing. In most cases, care is provided in the patient’s home but may also be provided in
freestanding hospice centers, hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities. Hospice services are available to patients
with any terminal illness or of any age, religion, or race. Services provided by Hospice to patients and families:
Manages the patient's pain and symptoms.
Assists the patient with the emotional, psychosocial and spiritual aspects of dying.
Provides needed drugs, medical supplies, and equipment.
Instructs the family on how to care for the patient.
Delivers special services like speech and physical therapy when needed.
Provides bereavement care and counselling to surviving family and friends.
Makes short-term inpatient care available when pain or symptoms become too difficult to treat at home, or the caregiver needs respite.