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CMS drops four quality incentive program measures in proposed rule

July 13, 2018

CMS proposes a prospective payment system base rate increase for calendar year 2019

July 12, 2018
Dialysis facilities would receive a $3.45 increase per treatment starting January under a proposed update to Medicare payment policies and rates released on July 11. The…

Ohio dialysis caregivers, patient advocates, physicians oppose proposed constitutional amendment

July 9, 2018
Patient advocates and Ohio dialysis caregivers expressed their opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment on dialysis filed July 4 with the Ohio Secretary of…

Supporters submit signatures to qualify Ohio ballot initiative to improve patient care at dialysis clinics

July 6, 2018
Supporters of the proposed Kidney Dialysis Patient Protection Amendment have reported more than 475,000 signatures have been submitted to Ohio state election officials…
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Pain Management Update

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This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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Urinalysis Interpretation for Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 42 Issue 3
CME Educational Objectives 1. Cost-effectively evaluate microscopic hematuria and proteinuria. 2. Recognize important…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV Treatment in Patients with Comorbidities

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

In this case-based video, Eric S. Daar, MD and Paul E. Sax, MD discuss the management of an older man with long-term…
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