HHS Unveils Kidney Care Revamp Including Mandatory, Voluntary Models

By Michelle M. Stein / July 10, 2019 at 7:40 PM
President Donald Trump on Wednesday (July 10) issued an executive order calling for demonstrations to revamp the kidney care sector, and HHS immediately released a mandatory pay model and multiple voluntary pay models to do so. “The state of care for patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is unacceptable: too many at-risk patients progress to late-stage kidney failure; the mortality rate is too high; current treatment options are expensive and do not produce an acceptable quality...

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