Stable condition: Inelastic demand and technological investments will drive industry expansion

Dialysis centers in the United States provide patients with kidney disease the necessary services to treat and cope with failing kidneys. Growth in the industry has begun to accelerate because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which intends to expand healthcare coverage in the United States. Inelastic demand will keep revenue strong, though increases in federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid will eventually threaten industry profit...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Dialysis centers are expected to perform well, due to the inelastic demand for their services
  • The majority of dialysis patients are covered under Medicare, threatening profitability
  • As patients use Medicare as their primary insurer, repayments to dialysis centers will slow
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Industry participants operate in a highly concentrated environment. For example, two of the largest industry players are expected to account for 93.9% of industry revenue. Additionally, according to the United States Renal Data System, six out of every 10 dialysis patients are treated by Fresenius or DaVita HealthCare Partners.Over the past five years, the industry has experienced significant consolidation, as industry operators are engaging in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to increase reach of services. The new bundled payment system is another reason for the recent M&A activity...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Dialysis Centers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Dialysis Centers Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of people with private health insurance and Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid in the Dialysis Centers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Dialysis Centers Industry?

    This industry includes medical facilities that provide inpatient and outpatient kidney or renal dialysis services.

    Industry Products
  • Outpatient hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Home-based hemodialysis
  • Hospital inpatient hemodialysis
  • Industry Activities
  • Outpatient hemodialysis
  • Hospital inpatient hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Home-based hemodialysis
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older
  • Healthy eating index
  • Per capita sugar and sweetener consumption

  • Current Performance
  • Guaranteed demand
  • Dialysis costs
  • Continued expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profitability declines
  • High and steady demand
  • Innovation and technology
  • Table: Dialysis Centers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dialysis Centers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Specialist Doctors

  • Products & Services
  • Outpatient hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Home-based hemodialysis
  • Hospital inpatient hemodialysis
  • Other
  • Chart: Dialysis Centers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Medicare
  • Private Insurance
  • Medicaid
  • Other
  • Patient out-of-pocket
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dialysis Centers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other Costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dialysis Centers

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dialysis Centers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.,
  • Table: Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA - financial performance
  • Table: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dialysis Centers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Dialysis Centers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Federal Funding for Medicare and Medicaid (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    End-Stage Renal Disease (Esrd)
  • The final stage of renal disease when the kidneys no longer operate properly.
  • Hemodialysis
  • A process that uses a dialyzer, or filter, attached to a machine to clean blood.
  • Incidence
  • The number of new cases of a specific disease in a given population during a certain period.
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • A procedure that cleans and filters a person's blood, and is used for patients who have lost their kidney function.
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Method of treating blood without removing it from the body.
  • Prevalence
  • The number of cases of a disease in a given population at a given time.
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