Atlantic City Medical Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Atlantic City, New Jersey (NJ).

Atlantic City Medical Center is an average sized dialysis clinic with 12 stations based at Dialysis Unit 1925 Pacific Avenue in Atlantic City, NJ. The non-profit facility is operated independently from any other parent chain. The center was certified by Medicare in 1989. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 21,438 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $14,543,198 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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Rated 2.50 out of 5 from 2 User Reviews
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Operated By

Independently Operated

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

Dialysis Unit 1925 Pacific Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Phone Number

(609) 441-8944

Geographic Coordinates

39.357918, -74.433627
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

08/31/1989
* 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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12
Atlantic County Average
19
New Jersey Average
18
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
Atlantic County
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
112 (97.39%) 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
Atlantic County
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
19 (16.52%) 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
Atlantic County
1 (25.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
37 (32.17%) 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
Atlantic County
3 (75.00%) Offer this Service
New Jersey
54 (46.96%) 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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61 (92.00%)
Atlantic County
207 (96.67%)
New Jersey
7,530 (95.77%)
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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53 (85.00%)
Atlantic County
181 (91.33%)
New Jersey
7,044 (92.61%)
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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21,438
Atlantic County Average
15,767
New Jersey Average
6,759
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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$14,543,198
Atlantic County Average
$10,755,729
New Jersey Average
$7,735,001
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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$678
Atlantic County Average
$682
New Jersey Average
$1,144
United States Average
$2,609

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by Anonymous

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Insurance:
Medicaid / Medi-Cal
Details:

How far are you from the board walk? Do you take guest patients. And you do medicare and medicade.

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A Review by Anonymous

Atlantic City Medical Center Review
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Facility:
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Promptness:
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Insurance:
AARP
Details:

Long waits to get on machine. Unprofessional behavior

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Atlantic City at a Glance

Atlantic City has a total population of 40,517, of which 10,427 are children under the age of 18 and 5,734 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 34.7.

Total Population:
40,517
Median Age:
34.7
Males:
19,852 (49.0%)
Female:
20,665 (51.0%)
Children (0-17):
10,427 (25.7%)
Adults (18-64):
24,356 (60.1%)
Seniors (65+):
5,734 (14.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Atlantic City
Married:
12,729 (31.4%)
Divorced:
3,509 (8.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Atlantic City
Hispanic Ethnicity:
10,107 (24.95%)
White:
10,809 (26.68%)
African American:
17,892 (44.16%)
Asian:
4,213 (10.40%)
Pacific Islander:
24 (0.06%)
Indian:
193 (0.48%)
Other:
5,575 (13.76%)
Two or More:
1,811 (4.47%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Atlantic City

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.50, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.50 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
347
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $31,997 while the median household income is $26,969. Roughly 23.27% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$31,997
Household Income:
$26,969
In Poverty:
23.27%

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