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Kidney Care Partners (KCP) is committed to ensuring that high-quality, life-sustaining kidney care remains accessible to all patients and to providing prevention and education resources that help patients live a full and productive life. KCP also supports efforts to improve available resources to allow for better care coordination, which will improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
To support these goals, KCP’s current regulatory policy priorities are as follows:
Ensure Accurate and Easy-to-Understand Information about the Quality of Dialysis Facilities through Changes in the CMS Five-Star Program>>
Ensure that the Quality Incentive Program Accurately Reflects the Quality of Care Provided to Beneficiaries>>
Protect Quality of and Access to Dialysis Care by Ensuring Adequate Medicare Funding, Including Integrity of the Prospective Payment Bundle>>
The Medicare program must protect the integrity of the ESRD bundle. First, KCP supports efforts to clarify what items and services are intended to be included in the current ESRD PPS. The scope of the bundle should be limited to those items and services that have been defined in rulemaking. In 2014, guidance resulted in […]>>
Improve Access to Quality Patient Education>>