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CMS approves chronic kidney disease payment model

September 18, 2020

CMS on Friday unveiled its alternative payment model for patients with chronic kidney disease.

The End-Stage Renal Disease ESRD Treatment Choices—ETC—model encourages increased home dialysis use and kidney transplants. According to the agency, it will affect nearly a third of kidney care providers and save the federal government about $23 million over five and a half years.

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