Cobb Nephrology Dialysis Center, Inc

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

Cobb Nephrology Dialysis Center, Inc is a large dialysis clinic with 25 stations based at 3865 Medical Park Drive in Austell, GA. The for-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1991. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 94 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $1,295,657 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 very low when compared to national levels.

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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

3865 Medical Park Drive
Austell, GA 30106

Phone Number

(770) 732-8616

Geographic Coordinates

33.859212, -84.602534
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

05/10/1991
* 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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25
Cobb County Average
21
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
Cobb County
6 (100.00%) 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
Cobb County
1 (16.67%) 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.

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No
Cobb County
0 (0.00%) 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.

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Yes
Cobb County
4 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Georgia
135 (56.49%) 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
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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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43 (86.00%)
Cobb County
296 (89.67%)
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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38 (42.00%)
Cobb County
265 (83.00%)
Georgia
9,418 (91.71%)
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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94
Cobb County Average
105
Georgia Average
75
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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$1,295,657
Cobb County Average
$1,371,961
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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$13,784
Cobb County Average
$13,066
Georgia Average
$15,909
United States Average
$2,609

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    FMC Dialysis Services South Cobb
    Located 0.75 miles away in Marietta at 3565 Austell Road Suite 13.
  2. Dialysis Center
    Douglas Nephrology Center
    Located 6.17 miles away in Lithia Springs at 7117 S Sweetwater Road.
  3. Dialysis Center
    Smyrna Dialysis Center, LLC
    Located 6.62 miles away in Smyrna at 2700 Highlands Parkway Suite A.
  4. Dialysis Center
    Cobb County Dialysis Center
    Located 7.33 miles away in Marietta at 506 Roswell Street.
  5. Dialysis Center
    Southwest Atlanta Dialysis Center
    Located 8.74 miles away in Atlanta at 3620 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Southwest.
Note: There are a total of 77 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Austell at a Glance

Austell has a total population of 5,359, of which 1,465 are children under the age of 18 and 446 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 32.1.

Total Population:
5,359
Median Age:
32.1
Males:
2,650 (49.4%)
Female:
2,709 (50.6%)
Children (0-17):
1,465 (27.3%)
Adults (18-64):
3,448 (64.3%)
Seniors (65+):
446 (8.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Austell
Married:
2,249 (42.0%)
Divorced:
712 (13.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Austell
Hispanic Ethnicity:
593 (11.07%)
White:
3,506 (65.42%)
African American:
1,317 (24.58%)
Asian:
48 (0.90%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
24 (0.45%)
Other:
343 (6.40%)
Two or More:
121 (2.26%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Austell

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
447
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
16
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $39,635 while the median household income is $38,933. Roughly 13.27% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,635
Household Income:
$38,933
In Poverty:
13.27%

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