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

Payment for dialysis (C)

June 15, 2005

The Congress should give the Secretary the authority to periodically collect average acquisition cost data from dialysis providers and compare it with average sales price data. The Secretary should collect data on the acquisition cost and payment per unit for drugs- other than erythropoietin- that hospital-based providers furnish.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings.