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CMS releases ESRD Treatment Choices payment model for increasing home dialysis, transplant

CMS releases ESRD Treatment Choices payment model for increasing home dialysis, transplant
July 12, 2019

Trump executive order pushes for 80% of ESKD patients to have transplant or be on home dialysis by 2025

July 10, 2019
President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order today to launch Advancing American Kidney Health, a new initiative to increase earlier intervention in CKD, incentivize…

California dialysis profits bill advances in Senate

July 10, 2019
The California Senate Health Committee approved a bill on July 3 that would limit how much dialysis providers could charge private health plans if patients received…
In the Journals

Early loss of immunosuppressive drug coverage linked to graft failure

June 28, 2019
Patients with a kidney transplant who lose immunosuppressive drug coverage through Medicare before and after the scheduled 3 year end to eligibility show a much higher…
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CME

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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PerspectiveOpen Access

Health Literacy and Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2017, Volume 1 Issue 3
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the progressive decline of kidney function, which may eventually lead to kidney failure…
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CME CE CNE

Pain Management Update

No commercial support for this activity.

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