Policy

October 29, 2016

Making MACRA work for you: In the latest update from ASN policy, some key information you should review about Advanced APMs.

October 28, 2016

Some good news out of Washington:  Major gains for kidney patients and nephrologists were proposed Thursday, October 27, by the Senate Finance Committee (SFC). 

October 15, 2016

The wait is over. ASN's David White introduces you to the Quality Payment Program (QPP), set in motion by Friday's release of the MACRA Final Rule.

October 6, 2016

MACRA: The Final Rule Will Be Released by November 1. ASN Policy and Communications Specialist David White provides a summary of options and first steps providers should be taking now.

September 23, 2016

Anti-rejection drugs help keep transplanted kidneys healthy: ASN is committed to ensuring patients receive lifetime access to this vital treatment.

September 18, 2016

MACRA: Queries and Quandaries

September 2, 2016

MACRA: not just for providers. A look at the changing landscape from the health plan point of view.

August 7, 2016

The least connected counties in the US generally have the highest rates of chronic disease. Along with launching this mapping tool, the FCC has identified "critical need" counties.

July 21, 2016

CMS will soon begin posting an "overall" star rating system for hospitals. Today CMS released a data brief explaining more about the methodology behind this rating system.

July 14, 2016

Could the January 1, 2017 implementation date for MACRA be delayed? ASN and others have recommended postponing the start date, and CMS indicates a delay is possible.

Pages