NKC Mt. Rainier Kidney Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Renton, Washington (WA).

NKC Mt. Rainier Kidney Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 22 stations based at 4242 East Valley Highway in Renton, WA. The non-profit facility is operated by Northwest Kidney Centers, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1986. The facility offers late shift and in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 214 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $2,567,243 by Medicare. The number of patients that have a URR of 65% or more is on par with national levels. Patients with a HCT of 33% or higher is close to national levels.

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Operated By

Northwest Kidney Centers

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

4242 East Valley Highway
Renton, WA 98057

Phone Number

(425) 251-0647

Geographic Coordinates

47.418884, -122.227972
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Certification Date

02/28/1986
* Originally passed inspection by Medicare or Medicaid on this date. This is not the same as accreditation.

Stations

The total number of dialysis stations the facility operates. Each patient is assigned to a station when receiving dialysis treatment. Typically, a single station offers just one type of dialysis treatment, but multiple station types can be offered per facility.

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22
King County Average
18
Washington Average
17
United States Average
17

Services

Charts

In-Center Hemodialysis Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis services on site. Hemodialysis is the process of pumping blood through a dialyzer with dialysate. After being cleaned, the cleansed blood is the returned to the body.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
King County
17 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Washington
56 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
4,686 (96.96%) Offer this Service

Hemodialysis Training Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers hemodialysis training at patients' place of residence.

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No
King County
6 (35.29%) Offer this Service
Washington
18 (32.14%) Offer this Service
United States
806 (16.68%) Offer this Service

Late Shift Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility has a shift starting at 5:00 PM or later.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
King County
14 (82.35%) Offer this Service
Washington
46 (82.14%) Offer this Service
United States
931 (19.26%) Offer this Service

In-Center Peritoneal Service

Status

Indicates whether the facility offers peritoneal services on site. Peritoneal dialysis is the process running a sterile solution of minerals and glucose through a tube into the peritoneal cavity. The dialysate is left for a period of time to absorb the waste products and then drained.

This Provider This Provider
No
King County
10 (58.82%) Offer this Service
Washington
31 (55.36%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Patient Survival

The patient survival category set by Medicare and Medicaid directly. Facilities fall into one of three categories; better than expected, as expected, or worse than expected.

As Expected
As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected As Expected

Patients with URR of 65% or More

The number and percentage of patients that had a urea reduction ratio of 65% or higher. The URR is a measure used to quantify hemodialysis treatment. A higher value is better, with the minimum accepted value by Medicare and Medicaid being 65%.

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98 (97.00%)
King County
1,015 (93.53%)
Washington
3,466 (95.92%)
United States
225,886 (94.68%)

Patients with HCT of 33% or More

The number and percentage of patients that had a hematocrit level of 33% or higher. The hematocrit level of an individual is considered an integral part of their complete blood count. Typical hematocrit levels are 38% to 52% in males and 37% to 47% in females.

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93 (96.00%)
King County
911 (94.07%)
Washington
3,222 (93.13%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Treatment Figures

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Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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214
King County Average
174
Washington Average
150
United States Average
795

Financials

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Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$2,567,243
King County Average
$1,966,392
Washington Average
$1,950,715
United States Average
$2,073,232

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$11,996
King County Average
$11,292
Washington Average
$13,011
United States Average
$2,609

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Renton at a Glance

Renton has a total population of 50,052, of which 10,913 are children under the age of 18 and 5,123 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.0.

Total Population:
50,052
Median Age:
34.0
Males:
24,886 (49.7%)
Female:
25,166 (50.3%)
Children (0-17):
10,913 (21.8%)
Adults (18-64):
34,016 (68.0%)
Seniors (65+):
5,123 (10.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Renton
Married:
20,584 (41.1%)
Divorced:
5,470 (10.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Renton
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3,818 (7.63%)
White:
34,105 (68.14%)
African American:
4,238 (8.47%)
Asian:
6,692 (13.37%)
Pacific Islander:
250 (0.50%)
Indian:
358 (0.72%)
Other:
2,122 (4.24%)
Two or More:
2,287 (4.57%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Renton

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.34, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.34 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
772
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
28
Rehab Centers:
9

Wealth

The median family income is $55,747 while the median household income is $45,820. Roughly 9.59% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$55,747
Household Income:
$45,820
In Poverty:
9.59%

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