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Recently, there have been some very troubling developments involving the Medicare Administrative Contractors – the MACs – that has ASN and other members of the kidney community highly concerned. The MACs, within a short window of time, have announced plans to limit reimbursement for dialysis that occurs more than three times per week exclusively to patients that meet specific acute conditions. The conditions have been outlined in a draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD). T...NEXT ARTICLE
In medicine, dialysis is a process for removing waste and excess water from the blood, and is primarily used to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Dialysis may be used for those with an acute disturba...