HDU Comments to CMS on Dialysis in the LTC Setting

September 15, 2015   Mr. Andrew Slavitt Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health & Human Services Attention: CMS-3260-P P.O. Box 8010 Baltimore, Maryland 21244 Re: CMS-3260-P: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt: Home Dialyzors United (HDU) appreciates the opportunity to provide […]

IMPROVING PATIENT ACCESS TO HOME DIALYSIS

JULY 2015 Numerous studies have shown that patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) who dialyze at home, using either peritoneal dialysis (PD) or home hemodialysis (HHD) have a much better quality of life and excellent treatment outcomes, including increased survival rates and fewer hospitalizations. For most patients with ESRD, dialysis is the primary option when […]

HDU Submits Comments to CMS 2015

August 24, 2015   Mr. Andy Slavitt Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1628-P P.O. Box 8010 Baltimore, Maryland 21244-8010   Re: CMS-1628-P—Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, and Quality Incentive Program Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt: On behalf of Home Dialyzors United (HDU), we […]