No Surprise: GAO Report Says Care Partner Rule is Home HD Barrier

A long-awaited GAO report has emerged on home dialysis! While it notes that policies requiring a home HD care partner may inhibit use of this option, it does not provide guidance to address the problem, such as Medicare payment for a home aide (permitted prior to 1990) or relaxing FDA requirements for a care partner.

Read the full article » | Posted 12/10/2015

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