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    Medicare 5% sample data average.

  • 2.

    DaVita HCP NV Analysis.

  • 3.

    2009–2012 Medicare 5% sample data weighted average across all states for patient costs in first twelve months of dialysis.

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    2009–2012 Medicare 5% sample data weighted average across all states.

  • 5.

    USRDS. USRDS Annual Data Report, 2015.

Chronic Kidney Disease: Achieving Better Outcomes

  • 1 Derek L. Forfang is a member of the National Kidney Foundation’s Public Policy Committee as well as its Kidney Advocacy Committee. He also serves as Chair of the National Forum of ESRD Networks’ Kidney Patient Advisory Council and Chair of the ESRD Network 17 Patient Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Kidney Health Initiative Patient Advisory Committee.
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