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Patient groups urge Congress to fund opioid treatment with changes to Medicare dialysis payments

September 19, 2018

California legislators approve bill restricting provider profits, third-party payers

September 4, 2018
The California state Assembly approved legislation on Aug. 29 that will restrict dialysis provider profits and limit organizations like the American Kidney Fund from…

CMS releases new rules on dialysis care in nursing homes

August 22, 2018
A long-anticipated set of rules on how dialysis providers can provide treatments to patients living in skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes was released by CMS…

Insurers, unions object to higher ESRD costs to pay for opioid treatment

August 21, 2018
Health care plans, unions and business groups sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate on Aug. 20 objecting to legislation that would extend the Medicare secondary…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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Pediatric Nephrolithiasis: A Review

Pediatric Annals, June 2017, Volume 46 Issue 6
The incidence of pediatric nephrolithiasis is on the rise. The composition of kidney stones in children is different…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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