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Trump admin to overhaul kidney disease care, reimbursement
Modern Healthcare

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order making sweeping changes to kidney disease treatment.

In addition, the CMS launched five new payment models to revamp kidney care. The administration’s changes include revising rules to ensure that kidneys reach patients more quickly, moving more patients into home dialysis, encouraging development of artificial kidneys and increasing the number of kidneys available for transplantation.