CMS has struggled to keep up with requests for initial certifications and approving expansions on dialysis units and other health care facilities for years
From 2000–2015, twenty-five states passed legislation to join the Nurse Licensure Compact
Health care insurance coverage for aliens, especially those who are categorized as unauthorized aliens (i.e., undocumented) is complex and shaped by federal rules on eligibility as well as differences in state policies and benefits
This year with some states having new Governors and political parties as the majority, we are already seeing some flipping of states’ decisions on Medicaid expansion
When someone develops end-stage renal disease and joins the new Health Insurance Exchange’s Qualified Health Plans (QHPs), there are several things to consider
A year ago, 26 states submitted proposals to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to rein in their costs and increase quality and coordination of care for people with Medicare and Medicaid policies, known as dual-eligibles
Tropical storms Fay, Gustav, Hannah, and Ike grabbed the headlines this month as dialysis providers scrambled to keep their clinics operational. But disaster management covers a multitude of emergency situations.