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Latest Nephrology News

Medicaid Expansion Increases Access to Kidney Transplants

There was an increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants among patients with end-stage renal disease living in Medicaid expansion states versus nonexpansion states, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals

The eventual elimination of chemical testing on mammals was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Hospitalizations With Psych Diagnosis Common in ESKD

Hospitalizations with psychiatric diagnoses are common in pediatric and adult patients with end-stage kidney disease, and are associated with increased mortality, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing

Use of non-hospital-based provider-to-patient telehealth grew almost 1,400-fold from 2014 to 2018, according to a FAIR Health White Paper.