Our Company

AQTS Home Health, a subsidiary of Chenega Corporation, is a licensed and certified home health agency, accredited by The Joint Commission, providing home health care and private duty nursing services to both adult and pediatric patients. AQTS strives to provide each patient with the highest quality care and excellent customer service. Our mission is to provide the best possible care that patients expect and deserve.

AQTS currently has two branch locations serving the surrounding communities of San Antonio and Corpus Christi, Texas. AQTS has very low 30-day acute care hospitalization rates with the use of transitional care model and best practice interventions and strategies utilizing evidenced based clinical practice and effective disease specific protocols and clinical pathways. AQTS is an outstanding post-acute care provider as it collaborates with TMF Health Quality Institute and Home Health Quality Improvement.

Chenega Corporation is well known in the industry as a socially and ethically responsible enterprise, with a corporate culture steeped in the values and ethics that flow from its Alaska Native leaders. Those values distinguish Chenega as “a corporation for a higher cause,” where a substantial portion of profits are dedicated to elevating the Chenega Community and its people to lives of self-sufficiency and a sustainable, productive future.

The Corporation also leads the way among Alaska Native Corporations in providing consistent dividends and in supporting comprehensive cultural, social, religious and community, initiatives, programs and projects. Chenega’s business model adopts a corporate-wide strategy of hiring extraordinary people who consistently deliver exceptional contract performance to our customers. It offers customer-centric solutions through a comprehensive portfolio of industry focused business units managed by seasoned industry leaders.

HomeCare Elite

For over 10 years, the HomeCare Elite recognition program has listed the top 25 percent of home health agencies in the country. Congratulations! We are proud to name your organization among the 2016 HomeCare Elite!

Brought to you by ABILITY® Network and DecisionHealth, HomeCare Elite honors the top-performing agencies as measured by five categories: quality of care (outcomes), best practice (process measure) implementation, quality improvement and consistency, patient experience (HHCAHPS), and financial performance. The 2016 HomeCare Elite was compiled using publicly available data from Home Health Compare and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Cost Reports. The HomeCare Elite also recognizes the Top 100 and Top 500 providers nationwide. Out of 9,406 agencies considered, 2,353 are HomeCare Elite.

ABILITY Network is a leading healthcare information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. DecisionHealth is the publisher of Home Health Line, The Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual and The Home Health Coding Center.

HomeCare Elite began in 2005. Over the course of this program, only 110 agencies achieved HomeCare Elite recognition every year. And, out of this year’s 2,353 home health agencies, only 1,391 repeated recognition from 2015 to 2016. This accomplishment is not easy and your agency and staff deserve recognition.

Your agency’s achievement is already being recognized within the home health community. The 2016 HomeCare Elite was announced on October 23, 2016, at NAHC.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the best possible care that patients expect and deserve.

Leadership Team

Company Executives

  • Erich Wiederhold
    • President
  • Julie Martinez
    • Administrator
  • Alberto Trevino
    • Comptroller

San Antonio Office

  • Belinda Durst
    • Director of Nursing - Adult
  • Lisa Villarreal
    • Director of Nursing - Pediatric
  • Melinda Rodriguez
    • Senior Executive Director
  • Leila Macias
    • General Manager - Pediatric

Corpus Christi Office

  • Patsy Ramirez
    • Office Manager
  • Aubri Lutz
    • Director of Nursing - Pediatric