Peritoneal dialysis growth in the U.S. encounters unexpected hurdles
Home dialysis has been shown to offer patients the potential for improved clinical outcomes and better satisfaction with care. This is especially true for patients at the start of their ESRD lifetime. Recent changes in reimbursement that have moved to a bundled payment also favor the use of home dialysis.It is believed that as reimbursement changes further, moving to a population health environment means that home therapies will provide even further value by reducing overall costs.
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