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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Payment for dialysis (B)

Payment for dialysis (B)

June 15, 2005

The Secretary should:
* Eliminate differences in paying for injectable drugs between hospital-based and freestanding dialysis facilities; and
* Use average sales price data to base payment for all injectable dialysis drugs that are separately billable in 2006.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings.