March 15, 2013
Hemodialysis at Home is working aggressively to give more patients access to life changing therapy. A key focus is changing Medicare’s current payment policy for HHD training. We believe Medicare’s current payment policy for HHD training is one of the significant barriers to patient access to HHD. Gaining support from members of Congress is important to our efforts.
March 1, 2013
Medicare’s dialysis payment policies discourage health care providers from offering a viable treatment option
February 7, 2013
More frequent hemodialysis at home, or even on-the-go, means potentially lower risk of death, more energy, reduced health care costs, quicker recovery, improved appetite, increased likelihood of transplant, better blood pressure control, fewer medications, and less stress on the heart for dialysis patients. Put simply, it’s a better way for a better life!
But despite the proven benefits, too many patients can’t access home hemodialysis (HHD) or don’t know about it. That’s largely because Medicare policies are not making home hemodialysis fully accessible to Medicare beneficiaries .
This must change…and the sooner, the better. And that’s what Hemodialysis at Home is all about!
JOIN US TODAY! Add your voice of support and tell Medicare that current policy must change to make sure HHD is no longer a hidden option for patients.
TELL YOUR STORY! Take five minutes to send a message of support telling Medicare that patients have the right to explore all treatment options and choose the one they – and their doctor – feel is best for them! It‘s quick and easy and your voice could be the one that makes all the difference!!
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It’s a better way for a better life!
February 5, 2013
Dialysis patient advocate Jim Smith, 64, of Indianola, Washington, recently embarked on the first NxStage Home Hemodialysis Patient Awareness Tour of 2013.
January 31, 2013
More than 570,000 Americans are living with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the vast majority of whom are dependent on dialysis treatments to replace kidney function. For some of these patients, home hemodialysis (HHD) is a viable treatment option that should be available. Unfortunately, access is severely limited today.