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Trump Signs Order to Increase Kidney Donation, Home Dialysis
eMediNexus,  11 July 2019
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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday outlined initial steps for reshaping how the federal government pays for care of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), including efforts to encourage home-based dialysis and donation of kidneys.

President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that tasks the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with developing a series of proposals for addressing kidney disease. As part of this effort, HHS on Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule for testing how changing Medicares approach to paying for end-stage renal disease might deliver better results for people with this condition... (Medscape)

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