Latest Kidney Care Partners Stories

2011-04-01 16:57:00

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners, a broad-based coalition of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers and manufacturers, commends the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for eliminating the so-called "transition adjustment" imposed on dialysis facilities as part of the new Medicare end-stage renal disease (ESRD) prospective payment system (PPS). Last year, in finalizing rules on the new ESRD PPS, CMS estimated the number...

2010-03-11 14:20:00

Mourning Joins Kidney Care Partners to Emphasize Kidney Disease Education, Improved Patient Choice for Dialysis Care and Access to Transplant Medications WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning today joined Kidney Care Partners (KCP) - an alliance of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, providers and manufacturers working together to improve the quality of care for individuals with end stage renal disease (ESRD) - to call attention to the...

2010-01-17 18:08:00

Kidney Care Partners' Members Provide Dialysis Equipment, Supplies, Medications, and On-the-Ground Clinical Staff to Haiti to Ensure Continued Patient Access to Life-Saving Treatment PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan.

2009-10-12 13:20:00

NBA-All Star Alonzo Mourning, Kidney Care Partners Call Attention to Extended Medicare Secondary Payer Policy as Cost-Saving Reform to Improve Patient Access to Quality Care WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-06-30 08:28:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renal Physicians Association (RPA) supports Kidney Care Partners (KCP) recently launched Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care (PEAK) initiative.

2009-06-09 14:53:00

Programs Designed to Address High Risks for New Dialysis Patients Making a Difference in Cutting Patient Mortality Rates DENVER, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc.

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