Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients is an all volunteer, non-profit organization formed to educate and support Bay Area kidney patients
My mom's GFR rate went from 14 to 6 in about 2 months period. I am just curious what would cause that to drop so low. She is getting prep for dialysis right now.thanks,PaulaContinue
As some of you may know, in 2008, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had issued "Conditions for coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities". This document and "Interpretative Guidelines" have prompted dramatic changes in the industry. CMS continues to make various adjustments to the rules. I have enclosed the summary of proposed changes from Nephrology News and Issues:The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule yesterday that would update payment…Continue
Hi BAAKP folks,
What are your concerns?
I'm Representing People with PKD on Capitol Hill May 1, 2014. This will be my 2nd trip, the first was in 2012 for NKF. Join me in support of the passage of The Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2013, bill numbers S. 323 and H.R. 1428 as much as I do? This is a key issue for me as a transplant recipient. But there are thousands of us who will be helped by this legislation now and in the…Continue