Atlanta Dialysis Center, LLC

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Atlanta, Georgia (GA).

Atlanta Dialysis Center, LLC is an average sized dialysis clinic with 21 stations based at 448 Ralph Mcgill Boulevard in Atlanta, GA. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1999. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 63 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $996,403 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

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

448 Ralph Mcgill Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30312

Phone Number

(404) 872-5311

Geographic Coordinates

33.763952, -84.372835
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

03/03/1999
* 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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21
Atlanta Average
20
Fulton County Average
19
Georgia Average
18
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.

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Yes
Atlanta
27 (96.43%) Offer this Service
Fulton County
33 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Georgia
233 (97.49%) 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
Atlanta
2 (7.14%) Offer this Service
Fulton County
2 (5.56%) Offer this Service
Georgia
32 (13.39%) 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
No
Atlanta
1 (3.57%) Offer this Service
Fulton County
1 (2.78%) Offer this Service
Georgia
9 (3.77%) 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
Atlanta
16 (57.14%) Offer this Service
Fulton County
21 (58.33%) Offer this Service
Georgia
135 (56.49%) Offer this Service
United States
2,235 (46.24%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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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42 (83.00%)
Atlanta
1,055 (91.27%)
Fulton County
1,378 (91.52%)
Georgia
9,769 (94.24%)
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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39 (92.00%)
Atlanta
1,010 (89.91%)
Fulton County
1,320 (90.17%)
Georgia
9,418 (91.71%)
United States
221,150 (92.20%)

Treatment Figures

Charts

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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63
Atlanta Average
87
Fulton County Average
85
Georgia Average
75
United States Average
795

Financials

Charts

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.

This Provider This Provider
$996,403
Atlanta Average
$1,316,100
Fulton County Average
$1,321,735
Georgia Average
$1,191,855
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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$15,816
Atlanta Average
$15,118
Fulton County Average
$15,489
Georgia Average
$15,909
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Atlanta at a Glance

Atlanta has a total population of 416,474, of which 93,004 are children under the age of 18 and 40,535 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 31.9.

Total Population:
416,474
Median Age:
31.9
Males:
206,725 (49.6%)
Female:
209,749 (50.4%)
Children (0-17):
93,004 (22.3%)
Adults (18-64):
282,935 (67.9%)
Seniors (65+):
40,535 (9.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Atlanta
Married:
119,835 (28.8%)
Divorced:
38,106 (9.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Atlanta
Hispanic Ethnicity:
18,720 (4.49%)
White:
138,352 (33.22%)
African American:
255,689 (61.39%)
Asian:
8,046 (1.93%)
Pacific Islander:
173 (0.04%)
Indian:
765 (0.18%)
Other:
8,272 (1.99%)
Two or More:
5,177 (1.24%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Atlanta

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.37, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
28
Doctors:
7,085
Home Agencies:
7
Hospitals:
10
Nursing Homes:
19
Medical Suppliers:
189
Rehab Centers:
14

Wealth

The median family income is $37,231 while the median household income is $34,770. Roughly 22.99% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,231
Household Income:
$34,770
In Poverty:
22.99%

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