Healio Nephrology News & Issues

House bill would pay for workforce, innovative drugs and expand coverage for treating CKD

U.S. House Reps. Carol Miller, R-W.Va., and Terri Sewell, D-Ala., have re-introduced The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act. If passed, H.R. 5027 “will support efforts to prevent and better understand chronic kidney disease (CKD) by ensuring appropriate reimbursement for quality care and improve patient access to the best drugs, technology and innovations along the kidney care continuum,”…

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Kidney Care Partners Urges CMS to Change Proposed ESRD Rule to Address Payment Shortfalls on Labor and Innovation

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan kidney care coalition dedicated to protecting access and comprised of more than 30 organizations, including patients, dialysis professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, therapeutic innovators, transplant coordinators, and manufacturers – today urged critical reform to new policies introduced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)…

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