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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Improving the quality of care for beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease (C)

Improving the quality of care for beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease (C)

June 1, 1999

The Secretary should determine clinical criteria for ESRD patients to be eligible for oral, enteral, or parenteral nutritional supplements. Coverage for these supplements should then be provided to eligible ESRD patients as a renal benefit apart from the composite rate.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings and Beneficiaries and coverage.