Kindred Hospice

Freestanding Hospice | Proprietary - Corporation

4911 S. Arrowhead, Suite 310, Independence
Missouri, 64055

 816-795-1333   Maps & Directions
Kindred Hospice, also known as Kindred Hospice is a Freestanding Hospice care center situated at Independence, Missouri. This palliative care is medicare certified, hence if you are covered by medicare, medicare will pay the hospice for your care. Kindred Hospice accommodated approx. 229 Medicare beneficiaries whose average age was 82.7 years in CY2014. Unique hospice identification number provided by medicare to this hospice care is 261534. Kindred Hospice has gone 4 time change of ownership, latest on 01 Jan, 2008 and previously on 01 Jun, 2001. Services provided at Kindred 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.
Kindred 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:
Kindred 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 Type: Freestanding Hospice
Hospice ID (CCN) 261534
Ownership:Proprietary - Corporation
Profit:For Profit
Short-term inpatient care provided:Acute & Respite care
Accreditation UnAccredited
Hospice Address:4911 S. Arrowhead, Suite 310, Independence,
Missouri, 64055
Medicare Certification:
Medicare certification details of Kindred Hospice with certification date, type, current status, certification provider, MAC, CBSA Code are stated below.
Medicare Certified:Yes
Medicare Certification Date:08 Jul, 1993
Current Status: Active Provider
Latest visit of the Health or LSC survey: 04 Feb, 2016
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 Blue Cross (south Carolina)
CBSA Code 28140 (Urban)
National Hospice Spending and Utilization (2014):
National Hospice Spending and Utilization based on CY2014 for Kindred 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 229
RHC Days (in %) 99%
Average Age of Beneficiary 82.7 year
Total Medicare Payment Amount $ 3,842,328
Total Medicare Standard Payment Amount $ 3,937,326
Total Charge Amount $ 5,575,576

Average Service hours per day

Kindred Hospice provided an average of 0.26 hours per day of home health, 0.293 hours per day of Skilled Nursing, 0.048 hours per day of Social Service hospice care.

Average Hospice Care Days

Kindred Hospice have 22 Medicare beneficiaries with 7 or fewer hospice care days, 113 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 60 hospice care days, 63 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 180 hospice care days.

Beneficiaries by Gender

Kindred Hospice rendered hospice services to 84 Male and 145 Female Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Beneficiaries by Race

Kindred Hospice provided hospice care to 201 White, 25 Black, 3 not disclosed Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Medicare/Medicaid Eligible Beneficiaries

At Kindred Hospice, 54 beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and 78 beneficiaries were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month of hospice care in the calendar year.

Beneficiaries with Primary Disease Diagnosis

At Kindred Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received hospice care for a primary diagnosis are 32 of Cancer, 56 of Dementia, 24 of Stroke, 55 of Heart Disease, 27 of Respiratory 35 of Other Diseases

Site-of-service Hospice Beneficiaries

At Kindred Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received the majority of their hospice care days are 122 at home, 92 in a long term care or non-skilled nursing facility,

Services Provided:
Services available at Kindred 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
Medical Supply ServicesProvided under Arrangement
Nursing ServicesHospice Staff
Occupational TherapyProvided under Arrangement
OtherProvided under Arrangement
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 97.498.3
Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient) 96.193.6
Pain Screening 94.193.9
Pain Assessment 92.377.7
Dyspnea Screening 98.097.3
Dyspnea Treatment 100.094.6
Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen 97.993.3
Employee Count:
Kindred 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 Aide50
Counseling2 0
Medical Social Services20
Registered Nurses9.750
Physician Services1 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: Ms. Ruth C. Schwartz
Position: Assistant Secretary
Contact Number: 913-814-2288
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: 1073514600
NPI Enumeration Date: 04 Aug, 2005
NPI Last Update On: 28 Oct, 2016
Medical Licenses:
Hospice can have one or more medical licenses for different specialities in the same state or different states. Related medical licenses for Kindred Hospice are as mentioned below.
SpecializationLicense NumberStateStatus
Hospice Care, Community Based Primary
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: 12900 Foster St., Suite 400
Overland Park, Kansas
Zip: 66213-2696
Phone Number: --
Fax Number: --
Patients can reach Kindred Hospice at 4911 S. Arrowhead, Suite 310, Independence, Missouri or can call to book an appointment on 816-795-1333.

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