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Hill Country Care in Dripping Springs, TX

Hill Country Care is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Dripping Springs, Texas (Hays county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Hill Country Care includes: Pricing, Visiting / Business Hours, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 60 beds and 58 residents (which would leave 2 beds available). Hill Country Care participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Hill Country Care received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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24 Hours
Tuesday
24 Hours
Wednesday
24 Hours
Thursday
24 Hours
Friday
24 Hours
Saturday
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Sunday
24 Hours
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CMS Logo Overall Rating: 2/5 (Full Ratings Below)


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Nursing Home:
Hill Country Care
Business Name:
Hill Country Scc, Llc
CMS ID:
675980
Street Address:
1505 W HWY 290
City:
Dripping Springs
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
78620
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 1505 W Hwy 290 in Dripping Springs Texas 78620.
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They can be reached by phone at (512) 858-5624.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Hill Country Care is approximately 40.9 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Hill Country Care to Medicare is $787.76 per day (compared to a Texas average of $681.07) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $434.86 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Hill Country Care directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Hill Country Care is approximately 84 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 16 men and 32 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Hill Country Care with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
35.417%
Alzheimer's
75%
Asthma
22.917%
Cancer
16.667%
CHF
52.083%
COPD
22.917%
Depression
56.25%
Diabetes
37.5%
Hyperlipidemia
58.333%
IHD
58.333%
Osteoporosis
10.417%
RA or OA
50%
Schizophrenia
4.167%
Stroke
25%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Hill Country Care began on Jul 22, 2003.


Services Provided by Hill Country Care include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 2
Last Ownership Change: 07-01-2010
Medicaid ID: 5205
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): TRAILBLAZER (TEXAS)
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 60
Multi-Facility Name: Senior Care Centers

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Hill Country Care provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
23.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
48 minutes
CNA
105.6 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.2 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 5.16 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Hill Country Care. Read how FTE is defined.

CNAs
21.8
Food Service
10.76
Housekeeping
3.53
LPN / LVN
9.21
Medical Director
0.11
Medication Tech
2.76
Mental Health
0.11
Nurse Training
0.77
Nurse Admin
2.49
Nursing Director
1.6
Occ. Therapist
0.36
OT Assistant
1.19
Other Staff
3.86
Physical Therapist
0.49
Physician
0.57
Podiatrist
0.09
PT Assistant
1.1
Qualified Activities
1.29
RNs
3.63
Social Worker
1.26
Speech Pathology
1.51
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 3 stars 3 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 1 stars 1 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Hill Country Care in DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas has 60 beds compared to the Texas average of 109.11 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 58 residents compared to the TX average of 72.04 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 96.67% occupancy rate compared to the Texas average of 66.03% and a national average of 81.38%.


Hill Country Care's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the TX average of 2.65 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    3 stars compared to the TX average of 2.74 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    1 stars compared to the TX average of 1.57 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the TX average of 3.59 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    2 stars compared to the TX average of 1.59 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.4 for Hill Country Care versus the TX average of 2.43 and a national average of 3.20.

You may also be interested in seeing how their inspections and penalties (fines and payment denials) match up with others at the following links:

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Inspection Magnifying Glass Icon Visual / Graphical Comparisons for Hill Country Care
Number of Residents:
HILL COUNTRY CARE 58 vs. TX 72.04 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
HILL COUNTRY CARE 60 vs. TX 109.11 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
HILL COUNTRY CARE 2.4 vs. TX 2.428 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
HILL COUNTRY CARE 2 vs. TX 2.65 vs. National 3.04
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