MedStar VNA recognized as HomeCare Elite® ‘Top Agency’

WASHINGTON – MedStar Visiting Nurse Association (MedStar VNA) is one of the top performing home health agencies in the U.S. according to the 2019 HomeCare Elite Top Agency list. The Top Agency award signifies MedStar VNA’s District of Columbia agency  as among the top 25% of Medicare-certified home healthcare providers across the nation when it comes to quality of care, quality improvement and consistency, patient experience (HHCAHPS), best practices implementation and financial performance. MedStar VNA is one of 8,818 agencies that were evaluated, and one of just 2,207 winners.

Top Agency rankings are developed by ABILITY® Network—an information technology company, and is sponsored by DecisionHealth (part of the H3.Group). The organization also provides Top 100 and Top 500 agency awards annually. For an agency to be considered, it must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least three outcomes in Home Health Compare.

“The leaders and clinical team members at our D.C. agency work very hard to provide a high level of care and quality to their patients,” said Traci Anderson, MedStar VNA President. “I am very proud of the agency for earning this elite honor for the eighth year in a row, which is certainly a testament to their dedication, consistency, and focus on our mission to make a positive difference in people’s lives.”

In addition to its Washington location, MedStar VNA has agencies in Maryland and northern Virginia. It is one of the region’s oldest and largest home healthcare organizations and is the only home healthcare company in the MedStar Health system.

For more information on MedStar VNA, visit For the full 2019 HomeCare Elite agency list or to learn more about the ABILITY Network, visit


About MedStar Visiting Nurse Association

MedStar VNA provides home healthcare services for homebound, disabled and chronically ill patients in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. A nonprofit, Joint Commission-accredited organization, MedStar VNA treats patients through skilled nursing and physical, occupational and speech therapies. MedStar VNA is a proud member of the MedStar Health system. For more information about MedStar VNA, call 800-862-2166 or visit

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