Healio Nephrology News & Issues

CMS releases proposed rule aimed at increasing efficiencies, access to kidney transplants

CMS and HHS have announced a proposed rule aimed at improving the performance of transplant centers and addressing disparities in access to kidney transplants. The 6-year demonstration would be mandatory for about one-third of transplant centers in the United States and begin Jan. 1, 2025. Click here to read the full article.

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Kidney Care Partners Applauds CMS’s Proposed Rule to Increase Organ Transplant Access

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – shared the following reaction to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Increasing Organ Transplant Access (IOTA) alternative payment model proposal:  The path to a kidney transplant – the…

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