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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > End-stage renal disease payment policies in traditional Medicare (A)

End-stage renal disease payment policies in traditional Medicare (A)

March 1, 2001

The Congress should instruct the Secretary to broaden the composite rate payment bundle to include widely used services currently excluded from it. The Secretary should continue to emphasize quality monitoring and quality improvement efforts to ensure that patients have access to high-quality dialysis care.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings.