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

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

March 1, 2001

The Congress should instruct the Secretary to revise the outpatient dialysis payment system to account for factors that affect providers’ costs to deliver high-quality clinical care, including dialysis method, dose, frequency, and patient activity.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings.