The dialysis community must think beyond Fistula First to lower catheter rates
DaVita executives said that the dialysis provider would not participate in CMS’ new renal ACO demo unless the agency makes changes to some of its rules.
A highlight of some of the biggest research stories posted on NephrologyNews.com in 2012.
Dialysis providers might have to justify their payment rate.
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Despite overwhelming evidence that extending coverage would save lives, donated kidneys, and money, policymakers remain, according to a new perspective piece in The New England Journal of Medicine, penny wise and pound foolish.