DCA Edgefield

Detailed report on the dialysis center located in Edgefield, South Carolina (SC).

DCA Edgefield is an average sized dialysis clinic with 15 stations based at 306 Main Street in Edgefield, SC. The for-profit facility is operated by Dialysis Corporation of American, which runs other dialysis facilities. The center was certified by Medicare in 2006. The facility offers in-center hemodialysis services. The patient survival category for this clinic is average.

A total of 28 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services in 2006, and the provider was reimbursed $518,839 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

Dialysis Corporation of American

Ownership Type

For-Profit

Address

306 Main Street
Edgefield, SC 29824

Phone Number

(803) 637-3225

Geographic Coordinates

33.790127, -81.931335
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Certification Date

03/20/2006
* 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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15
Edgefield Average
15
Edgefield County Average
15
South Carolina Average
20
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.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Edgefield
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Edgefield County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
103 (100.00%) 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
Edgefield
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Edgefield County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
11 (10.68%) 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
Edgefield
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Edgefield County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
3 (2.91%) 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
Edgefield
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
Edgefield County
0 (0.00%) Offer this Service
South Carolina
31 (30.10%) 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
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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25 (100.00%)
Edgefield
41 (97.00%)
Edgefield County
41 (97.00%)
South Carolina
5,215 (95.65%)
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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25 (100.00%)
Edgefield
40 (97.00%)
Edgefield County
40 (97.00%)
South Carolina
5,348 (92.89%)
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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28
Edgefield Average
25
Edgefield County Average
25
South Carolina Average
102
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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$518,839
Edgefield Average
$459,477
Edgefield County Average
$459,477
South Carolina Average
$1,612,349
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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$18,530
Edgefield Average
$18,379
Edgefield County Average
$18,379
South Carolina Average
$15,790
United States Average
$2,609

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Supplemental

Last Modified

Saturday, August 30, 2008 1:25 PM MST

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Nearby Dialysis Centers

  1. Dialysis Center
    Edgefield Dialysis
    Located 2.13 miles away in Edgefield at 700 Augusta Road.
  2. Dialysis Center
    Aiken Dialysis
    Located 17.93 miles away in Aiken at 775 Medical Park Drive.
  3. Dialysis Center
    North Augusta
    Located 18.29 miles away in North Augusta at 201 Edgefield Road.
  4. Dialysis Center
    DCA of Aiken
    Located 18.46 miles away in Aiken at 113 Gregg Avenue.
  5. Dialysis Center
    River View Kidney Center
    Located 20.62 miles away in North Augusta at 540 Atomic Road.
Note: There are a total of 11 centers within 35 miles of this provider.

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Edgefield at a Glance

Edgefield has a total population of 4,449, of which 628 are children under the age of 18 and 568 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.8.

Total Population:
4,449
Median Age:
35.8
Males:
2,944 (66.2%)
Female:
1,505 (33.8%)
Children (0-17):
628 (14.1%)
Adults (18-64):
3,253 (73.1%)
Seniors (65+):
568 (12.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Edgefield
Married:
2,200 (49.4%)
Divorced:
168 (3.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Edgefield
Hispanic Ethnicity:
199 (4.47%)
White:
1,727 (38.82%)
African American:
2,666 (59.92%)
Asian:
14 (0.31%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
22 (0.49%)
Other:
8 (0.18%)
Two or More:
12 (0.27%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Edgefield

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.28, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.28 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
89
Home Agencies:
0
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $30,721 while the median household income is $24,977. Roughly 14.48% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$30,721
Household Income:
$24,977
In Poverty:
14.48%

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