Somerset Dialysis Center

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Somerset, Pennsylvania (PA).

Somerset Dialysis Center is a small dialysis clinic with 8 stations based at 229 South Kimberly Avenue Suite 100 in Somerset, PA. The non-profit facility is operated by West Penn Allegheny Health System, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 1994. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis and in-center peritoneal services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 45 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $445,850 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

West Penn Allegheny Health System

Ownership Type

Non-Profit

Address

229 South Kimberly Avenue Suite 100
Somerset, PA 15501

Phone Number

(814) 445-6127

Geographic Coordinates

40.038726, -79.102543
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a street level.

Certification Date

03/14/1994
* 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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8
Pennsylvania 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.

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Yes
Pennsylvania
230 (99.57%) 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
Pennsylvania
45 (19.48%) 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
Pennsylvania
52 (22.51%) 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
Pennsylvania
168 (72.73%) 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
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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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24 (100.00%)
Pennsylvania
8,406 (95.04%)
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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21 (95.00%)
Pennsylvania
7,893 (92.51%)
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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45
Pennsylvania Average
1,061
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.

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$445,850
Pennsylvania Average
$1,893,417
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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$9,908
Pennsylvania Average
$1,785
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Somerset at a Glance

Somerset has a total population of 9,319, of which 2,155 are children under the age of 18 and 1,521 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.5.

Total Population:
9,319
Median Age:
39.5
Males:
4,760 (51.1%)
Female:
4,559 (48.9%)
Children (0-17):
2,155 (23.1%)
Adults (18-64):
5,643 (60.6%)
Seniors (65+):
1,521 (16.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Somerset
Married:
4,969 (53.3%)
Divorced:
616 (6.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Somerset
Hispanic Ethnicity:
46 (0.49%)
White:
9,058 (97.20%)
African American:
138 (1.48%)
Asian:
50 (0.54%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
6 (0.06%)
Other:
32 (0.34%)
Two or More:
35 (0.38%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Somerset

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.37 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
105
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
15
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $37,006 while the median household income is $33,391. Roughly 8.71% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,006
Household Income:
$33,391
In Poverty:
8.71%

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