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Proposed restrictions on payment for more frequent dialysis may be eased in the mid-West

January 4, 2019
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Dialysis reimbursement policies poor, lead to high health care costs worldwide

December 13, 2018
Government reimbursement for hemodialysis and PD is inadequate to treat all patients with ESKD in low- and middle-income countries and programs to prevent the…

After a 39% cut in 2018, payment for dialysis access procedures will remain stable next year

December 13, 2018
Plans by CMS to bundle codes for vascular access procedures, set to take effect in January, have been shelved after opposition from vascular access groups and members of…

CMS delays changes for evaluation and management codes until 2021

December 13, 2018
Responding to opposition from the physician community, CMS has agreed to delay Medicare coding changes for evaluation and management services until 2021. If implemented…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Presentation of Renal Disease in Children

Pediatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 42 Issue 3
CME Educational Objectives 1. Review the modes of presentation of renal disease in children. 2. Understand the role of…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

No commercial support for this activity.

This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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