I was fortunate enough to participate in this study, so glad to see the results published. Schober-Flythe_CKDAdvocacy_AJKD_2016 Schober-Flythe_CKDAdvocacy_AJKD_Suppl_2016
August 23, 2016 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-1651-P—CMS Proposed Updates to Policies and Payment Rates for ESRD PPS, QIP, Coverage and Payment for Acute Kidney Injury, DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program and Fee […]
The Success Of Home Dialysis In Australia And New Zealand This blog post was made by Dr. John Agar on August 18th, 2016. Zbylut Twardowski, who has recently retired back to his native Poland where he is seeking to up-scale home haemodialysis programs, wrote to me in early August and asked me a simple question […]
HOME DIALYSIS An inside look at the UAB home dialysis telemedicine pilot REBECCA ZUMOFF — AUGUST 11, 2016 Getty Images/Hemera/ThinkStock The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine’s Red Mountain Home Dialysis Training Unit is piloting a three-year telemedicine trial for peritoneal dialysis patients, funded by a $180,000 grant from Baxter International. Forty patients speak with […]
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Mark E. Neumann — July 11, 2016 We have witnessed some interesting developments in renal care over the last 12 months. Coming next week: A spotlight on some of the biggest providers New data (through end of 2013) showed the mortality rate is going down among prevalent dialysis patients. Early data for 2014 and 2015 […]
Home and more frequent dialysis at the fore of Medicare dialysis rulemaking Home dialysis training payment proposals a move in the right direction; more frequent hemodialysis payment proposals beg for substantial public comment Joseph E. Turk, Jr. — July 11, 2016 Editor’s Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its 2017 proposed rule […]
Recently, HDU articles and comments were featured in Renalweb, ANNA, and HDC publications. Check out our comments: Dialysis Choice or Dollars? and HDU Comments to Michigan U. on ESRD Patient Reported Outcomes and Patient Centric Measures.