Comfort Care Hospice

1005 West Third Street, Suite 4, Cameron
Missouri, 64429

 816-632-4411   Maps & Directions
Comfort Care Hospice, also known as Comfort Care Hospice is a hospice care center situated at Cameron, Missouri. This palliative care is medicare certified, hence if you are covered by medicare, medicare will pay the hospice for your care. Comfort Care Hospice accommodated approx. 93 Medicare beneficiaries whose average age was 82 years in CY2016. Unique hospice identification number provided by medicare to this hospice care is 261542. Comfort Care Hospice comes under the CMS regional office located at Kansas City. This CMS regional office covers all hospices located in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska. Services provided at Comfort Care Hospice mainly includes home health aide, counseling, homemaker, medical social services, nursing services, occupational therapy, other, physician services, physical therapy, short term inpatient care, speech pathology services.
Comfort Care 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:
Comfort Care 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) 261542
Related CCN ID:260057
Hospice’s Ownership Type:Other
Short-term inpatient care provided:Acute & Respite care
Accreditation UnAccredited
Hospice Address:1005 West Third Street, Suite 4, Cameron,
Missouri, 64429
CMS Regional Office Kansas City
Medicare Certification:
Medicare certification details of Comfort Care Hospice with certification date, type, current status, certification provider, MAC, CBSA Code are stated below.
Medicare Certified:Yes
Medicare Certification Date:24 Nov, 1993
Current Status: Active Provider
Latest visit of the Health or LSC survey: 31 Oct, 2018
Status at the time of certification survey: In Compliance
Waiver of any life safety code: No
Latest Certification Type: Recertification
Certificate Provider: Kansas City CMS Regional Office
MAC Cahaba
CBSA Code 28140 (Urban)
National Hospice Spending and Utilization (2016):
National Hospice Spending and Utilization based on CY2016 for Comfort Care 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.
Beneficiaries 93
RHC Days (in %) 100
Average Age of Beneficiary 82 year
Total Medicare Payment Amount $ 986,737
Total Medicare Standard Payment Amount $ 1,037,677
Total Charge Amount $ 1,514,598

Average Service Hours per Day

Comfort Care Hospice provided an average of 0 hours per day of home health, 0.12 hours per day of Skilled Nursing, 0.03 hours per day of Social Service hospice care.

Average Hospice Care Days

Comfort Care Hospice have 31 Medicare beneficiaries with 7 or fewer hospice care days, 31 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 60 hospice care days, 14 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 180 hospice care days.

Beneficiaries by Gender

Comfort Care Hospice rendered hospice services to 54 Male and 39 Female Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Beneficiaries by Race

Comfort Care Hospice provided hospice care to 92 White, 1 not disclosed Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Medicare/Medicaid Eligible Beneficiaries

At Comfort Care Hospice, 11 beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and 18 beneficiaries were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month of hospice care in the calendar year.

Beneficiaries with Primary Disease Diagnosis

At Comfort Care Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received hospice care for a primary diagnosis are 17 of Cancer, 26 of Dementia, 11 of Stroke, 20 of Other Diseases

Site-of-service Hospice Beneficiaries

At Comfort Care Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received the majority of their hospice care days are 26 at home, 61 in a long term care or non-skilled nursing facility,

Services Provided:
Services available at Comfort Care 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.
Services AvailableProvided By
Home Health AideHospice Staff
CounselingHospice Staff
HomemakerHospice Staff
Medical Social ServicesHospice Staff
Nursing ServicesHospice Staff
Occupational TherapyProvided under Arrangement
OtherHospice Staff
Physician ServicesHospice Staff
Physical TherapyProvided under Arrangement
Short Term Inpatient CareProvided under Arrangement
Speech Pathology ServicesProvided under Arrangement

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.
Measure NameScore (in %)National Average
Treatment Preferences 100.098.3
Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient) 93.993.6
Pain Screening 93.993.9
Pain Assessment Not Available77.7
Dyspnea Screening 93.997.3
Dyspnea Treatment Not Available94.6
Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen Not Available93.3
Employee Count:
Comfort Care Hospice employee information is available below according to the service area, it is also divided among volunteer and employed count.
Services Employed CountVolunteer Count
Home Health Aide30
Counseling1 0
Medical Social Services10
Registered Nurses60
Practical/Vocational Nurses2 0
Other Personnel1 0
Physician Services0.5 0
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.
Name: Mr. Joseph F Abrutz Jr.
Position: Ceo
Contact Number: 816-632-2101
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 Number: 1285669432
NPI Enumeration Date: 12 Jul, 2006
NPI Last Update On: 26 Mar, 2012
Medical Licenses:
Hospice can have one or more medical licenses for different specialities in the same state or different states. Related medical licenses for Comfort Care Hospice are as mentioned below.
SpecializationLicense NumberStateStatus
Hospice Care, Community Based 004-9HOMissouriPrimary
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.
Address: 1600 E Evergreen St, Po Box 557
Cameron, Missouri
Zip: 64429-2400
Phone Number: 816-632-2101
Fax Number: 816-649-3383
Patients can reach Comfort Care Hospice at 1005 West Third Street, Suite 4, Cameron, Missouri or can call to book an appointment on 816-632-4411.

Other Hospice in Cameron, MO