Measure Hiking ESRD Patients' Time On Private Coverage Not In Opioid Deal

September 26, 2018
Bicameral negotiators left out of the final opioid legislation a pay-for that would have extended the time kidney-failure patients could stay on private insurance. Kidney Care Partners says it is disappointed the provision wasn't included in the final package facing House and Senate votes, but it will keep pushing for the policy. “KCP is disappointed the [Medicare Secondary Payer] provision did not make it into the final package. That being said, the kidney care community looks forward to working with...

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