Chromalloy American Kidney Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in St. Louis, Missouri (MO).

Chromalloy American Kidney Center is a large dialysis clinic with 32 stations based at 4950 Childrens Place Wohl Clinic Building in St. Louis, MO. The non-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1977. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 193 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $3,582,734 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

Non-Profit

Address

4950 Childrens Place Wohl Clinic Building
St. Louis, MO 63110

Phone Number

(314) 362-7209

Geographic Coordinates

38.637245, -90.264347
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

07/13/1977
* 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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32
St. Louis Average
17
St. Louis County Average
18
Missouri Average
16
United States Average
17

Services

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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
St. Louis
24 (96.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
35 (97.22%) Offer this Service
Missouri
116 (98.31%) 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
St. Louis
10 (40.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
15 (41.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
42 (35.59%) 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
St. Louis
2 (8.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
2 (5.56%) Offer this Service
Missouri
11 (9.32%) 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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No
St. Louis
17 (68.00%) Offer this Service
St. Louis County
24 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
60 (50.85%) 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.

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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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144 (98.00%)
St. Louis
1,127 (92.06%)
St. Louis County
1,648 (92.22%)
Missouri
4,648 (94.37%)
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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134 (85.00%)
St. Louis
1,139 (90.58%)
St. Louis County
1,635 (89.61%)
Missouri
4,531 (90.96%)
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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193
St. Louis Average
1,815
St. Louis County Average
1,432
Missouri Average
639
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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$3,582,734
St. Louis Average
$2,775,437
St. Louis County Average
$2,514,154
Missouri Average
$1,600,606
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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$18,563
St. Louis Average
$1,529
St. Louis County Average
$1,756
Missouri Average
$2,505
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
United Healthcare
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The staff was very professional. Everyone was polite and very organized.

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Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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St. Louis at a Glance

St. Louis has a total population of 348,189, of which 89,657 are children under the age of 18 and 47,842 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.7.

Total Population:
348,189
Median Age:
33.7
Males:
163,567 (47.0%)
Female:
184,622 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
89,657 (25.7%)
Adults (18-64):
210,690 (60.5%)
Seniors (65+):
47,842 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in St. Louis
Married:
101,065 (29.0%)
Divorced:
33,442 (9.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in St. Louis
Hispanic Ethnicity:
7,022 (2.02%)
White:
152,666 (43.85%)
African American:
178,266 (51.20%)
Asian:
6,891 (1.98%)
Pacific Islander:
94 (0.03%)
Indian:
950 (0.27%)
Other:
2,783 (0.80%)
Two or More:
6,539 (1.88%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in St. Louis

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
25
Doctors:
8,005
Home Agencies:
26
Hospitals:
7
Nursing Homes:
44
Medical Suppliers:
232
Rehab Centers:
24

Wealth

The median family income is $32,585 while the median household income is $27,156. Roughly 23.95% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$32,585
Household Income:
$27,156
In Poverty:
23.95%

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