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August 22, 2013

Did you miss “Voices of Dialysis: Protecting Access to Care?”

On Aug. 13, I joined other members of the kidney care community for Voices of Dialysis: Protecting Access to Care—a Google+ Hangout discussing the government’s proposed funding cut for dialysis care. In this interactive video chat, the other speakers and I shared our concerns about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to cut dialysis funding by 9.4 percent and elaborated on the potential impact for hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on dialysis for life-saving treatments.

In case you missed the live Google+ Hangout, watch the complete 45-minute recap of Voices of Dialysis: Protecting Access to Care.

Eric Edwards, Dialysis Patient,
Dialysis Patient Citizens Board President

Allen R. Nissenson, MD, Chief Medical Officer,

Robert J. Kossmann, MD, President,
Renal Physicians Association (RPA)

Diane Wish, President and CEO,
Centers for Dialysis Care

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