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Azar Meets With Kidney Care Partners To Discuss New Reimbursement Paths

June 14, 2018
HHS Secretary Alex Azar met with kidney disease advocates on Wednesday (June 13) to discuss a potential shift in reimbursement policy, which providers have said doesn't currently cover the cost of providing kidney care in Medicare. Kidney Care Partners, which includes providers, those providing charitable assistance, patients and drug makers, also met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Kidney care advocates asked legislators to cosponsor the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act. They also urged lawmakers to...


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