One of the biggest challenges in any health care system is offering a payment model that puts both large and small providers on a level playing field
Few nephrology conferences pack in the number of poster and slide forums and lectures on programming for the renal care team as the Annual Dialysis Conference, which took place this past week in Atlanta.
Two leading causes of death on dialysis in the U.S. are sudden cardiac death and infection, and there is no clinical practice guideline for either one
Recently lawmakers announced a bipartisan deal, which would repeal and replace one of the challenges Medicare providers have faced for over a decade: the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).
I am a nephrologist from Lincoln, Neb. and frustrated with my country’s approach to health care financing. Current policy will create a two-tiered system of health care access. I am concerned about my patients and the hundreds of thousands of kidney failure patients throughout the United States who will have fewer treatment choices if proposed cuts to Medicare payment are finalized.