News & Announcements

News & Announcements

  • CMS' 2018 ESRD PPS AKI AND QIP PROPOSED RULE

    On June 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update payment policies for the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The rule covers payment rates for renal dialysis services, including updates to acute kidney injury, furnished to beneficiaries on or before January 1, 2018 ...

  • ESRD Saline Draws and Station Cleaning Memos Released

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently released two memos of guidance for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) facilities on cleaning the patient station and filing saline syringes at patient treatment station.