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Kidney Care Partners Supports Trump’s EO on Kidney Care

Kidney Care Partners – the nation’s largest kidney coalition consisting of patient and patient advocacy groups, researchers and clinicians, providers and manufacturers – today praised the Trump Administration’s announcement to increase focus and investment on the kidney disease epidemic in America, which affects more than 30 million Americans. Click here to see the full article…

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Inside Health Policy

CMS Working On Potential Changes To ESRD Pay System

CMS is working on possible changes to the end stage renal disease pay system as part of a broader kidney care revamp unveiled by HHS Wednesday (July 10), as the agency says that “continual refinement of the ESRD PPS is necessary to benefit people living with ESRD.” CMS also is looking at ways to encourage…

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Healio Nephrology News & Issues

Community reacts to Trump’s plan to improve kidney care

Described by HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar II as possibly the most significant step for treating kidney disease since Congress approved legislation in 1973 to create the ESRD Program, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order this week to launch Advancing American Kidney Health, a new initiative to increase earlier intervention in chronic kidney care, incentivize dialysis providers…

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Yahoo! Finance

Akebia Therapeutics CEO, John P. Butler, Elected Chair of Kidney Care Partners

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (AKBA) a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with kidney disease, today announced that John P. Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Akebia, has been elected Chair of Kidney Care Partners (KCP), the nation’s largest kidney care coalition comprised of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers,…

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Kidney Care Partners Supports Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Kidney Care

Washington, DC – Kidney Care Partners – the nation’s largest kidney coalition consisting of patient and patient advocacy groups, researchers and clinicians, providers and manufacturers –today praised the Trump Administration’s announcement to increase focus and investment on the kidney disease epidemic in America, which affects more than 30 million Americans. The kidney care community welcomes…

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Fierce Healthcare

CMS announces 5 new payment models aimed at kidney care

The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled five new payment models aimed at transforming kidney care—including one that would be mandatory for some providers. The End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment Choices model will launch Jan.1. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that certain ESRD treatment facilities and clinicians who manage care for beneficiaries with this…

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Inside Health Policy

HHS Unveils Kidney Care Revamp Including Mandatory, Voluntary Models

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…

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Trump’s executive order on kidney health lifts dialysis company stocks

“The executive order includes many of the recommendations from an industry advocacy group called Kidney Care Partners, which includes almost three dozen members such as the American Kidney Fund, Amgen, DaVita and Fresenius. A similar outline of ideas can also be found in a bill sponsored by Sens. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) and Roy Blunt (R-MO)…

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Yahoo! Finance

Trump’s executive order on kidney health lifts dialysis company stocks

“The executive order includes many of the recommendations from an industry advocacy group called Kidney Care Partners, which includes almost three dozen members such as the American Kidney Fund, Amgen, DaVita and Fresenius. A similar outline of ideas can also be found in a bill sponsored by Sens. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) and Roy Blunt (R-MO)…

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Inside Health Policy

Kidney Care Partners Calls On CMS, Lawmakers To Reform ESRD Policies

Kidney Care Partners calls for a legislative and regulatory overhaul of renal disease treatment, including changes to the Medicare end-stage renal disease prospective payment system, an expansion of the Medicare Kidney Disease Education benefit, an extension of Medigap access for those with kidney disease and an HHS study on the social, behavioral and biological factors…

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