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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Outpatient dialysis services (2)

Outpatient dialysis services (2)

March 14, 2014

The Congress should direct the Secretary to:
* include a measure that assesses poor outcomes related to anemia in the End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program.
* redesign the low-volume payment adjustment to consider a facility’s distance to the nearest facility.
* audit dialysis facilities’ cost report data.

Appeared in: March 2014 - Chapter 6

Topics: Ambulatory care settings and Quality.