The Mount Desert Nursing Association’s mission is to improve the health, safety, and independence of the people of Mount Desert Island through the delivery of high quality and compassionate skilled nursing and other in-home health care services, advocacy, education and prevention programs.
Some MDNA Statistics
In June of 2017, MDNA initiated its expansion on both fronts: Private Pay as well as Medicare qualified patients from all over MDI and the outer islands were added to our patient census.
Today, MDNA now offers different levels of home health care services to all of MDI and the outer islands of Swan’s, Islesford and Cranberry that include:
-Medicare approved skilled home health care services
-Private Pay RN home care services
-Personal Care Attendant services
-Free community based programs for blood pressure (monthly) and flu vaccine clinics (annually).
Patient visit statistics for Fiscal Year January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Total –1659 Health Maintenance Visits with 1030 of those being Private Pay visits and 629 Medicare visits (while in transition these were not billed but counted as such for demonstration purposes).
Of our Private Pay visits, less than a quarter of the cost of those visits were covered by patient payments. Town assistance covered a little over another quarter of the cost.
Of the 629 potential Medicare visits, 209 were Physical Therapy visits, 31 were Physical Therapy Assistant visits, 116 were Health Aide visits, 3 were LPN visits and 270 were RN visits.
Total New Admits — 59