Policy-Advocacy

U.S. House Passes Major Research Funding Bill

Landmark legislation focused on speeding approval of drugs and medical devices and funding signature programs passed the US Senate Wednesday, November 30.

CMS Adds Patient Ratings to Dialysis Comparison Website

The rising value of the consumer in health care: patient experience ratings on the Dialysis Compare site.

The Medicare Prospective Payment System and Quality Incentive Program

Now that the Final Rule is released, what does it mean?

ASN MACRA Update: New Opportunities to Join Advanced APMs

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

ASN on the Hill: Making Gains for Kidney Patients

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

CMS Issues MACRA Final Rule

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.

A Helping Hand With MACRA

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.

Keeping Transplanted Kidneys Working

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

MACRA: Quality Queries and Quandaries

MACRA: Queries and Quandaries

MACRA from the Payer's Perspective

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

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