Monthly Archives: September 2014

Meet Ewo Harrell – Winner of Rich Salick Memorial Scholarship

Ewo Harrell moved to Paris, France after graduation from Union College in NY, in hopes to gain experience for a future career in Foreign Service.  But in 2011, less than a year later, Ewo became very sick and French researchers … Continue reading

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NKF Responds to Medicare’s Proposed Changes to Payment and Quality Programs for Dialysis Facilities

Back in July we shared the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s (CMS) proposed changes to dialysis payment and quality incentive program.  After gathering input from kidney patients and professionals we issued formal comments to CMS, which included recommendations for revising their proposals … Continue reading

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NKF Expresses Disappointment Over Dialysis Five-Star Rating Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning to implement a new program to help patients and their loved ones better understand the quality of care delivered by dialysis facilities through a five-star rating system. While the National … Continue reading

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