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DPC is committed to ensuring patients have the maximum choice among coverage options when it comes to their dialysis care. Whether through traditional Medicare, Medigap, Medicaid or exchange health plans under the Affordable Care Act,  DPC is working to ensure dialysis patients aren’t excluded from benefits and coverage necessary for their health.

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DPC’s Letter to Daniel Tsai, Deputy Administrator and Director of CMCS

April 21st, 2022|Categories: Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, Medigap Coverage|

Daniel Tsai, Deputy Administrator, and Director Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD  21244 Re:       Eligibility Redeterminations for Enrollees with Chronic Health Conditions Dear Mr. [...]

DPC Urges Continuity of Care for Medicaid Enrollees with Chronic Health Conditions When Eligibility Redeterminations Resume

April 21st, 2022|Categories: Article, Medicaid, Protect Patient Care|

Two years ago, Congress mandated a pause on Medicaid eligibility redeterminations during the COVID Public Health Emergency. The emergency declaration is expected to end soon, and states will again require Medicaid enrollees prove their eligibility. [...]

DPC Urges Medicare Officials to Take Action on Dialysis Workforce Shortages

March 7th, 2022|Categories: Article, Comment Letter, Improve Access to Care, Increase Quality of Care, Medicare Advantage|

DPC has written to top Medicare officials asking that they develop policy options to address the current labor shortage. The letter notes that the lengthy rulemaking process used to update payments to healthcare providers is [...]

Final ESCO Evaluation Documents Care Coordination Success Story

March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Article, Increase Quality of Care, Medicare Advantage, Protect Patient Care|

Medicare’s Comprehensive ESRD Care Model was designed to identify, test, and evaluate new ways to improve care for End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients. It established ESRD Seamless Care Organizations (ESCOs) that brought dialysis clinics and [...]

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