Trump Administration Announces Plans To Shake Up The Kidney Care Industry

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The Trump administration has announced an ambitious plan to change treatment for kidney disease in the United States. President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing the Department of Health and Human Services to develop policies addressing three goals: reducing the number of patients developing kidney failure, reducing how many Americans get dialysis treatment at dialysis centers and making more kidneys available for transplant. "With today's action, we're making crucial progress on another core national priority: the fight against kidney disease," Trump said at a speech prior to signing the order. Kidney disease is the ninth-leading cause of death in the U.S. and a major expense for the federal government. Medicare pays for end-stage...

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Trump Administration Announces Plans To Shake Up The Kidney Care Industry

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