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The legislature has sent a bill to the governor that could set a pattern for reducing medical costs. Read more

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A scam to get patients to switch from Medicare to private insurance for dialysis care is being threatened by a bill in the Golden State. DaVita and Fresenius, the dialysis giants, have placed enormous funds into opposing it. Read more

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A common test for kidney disease adjusts based on race, and that could be leaving some black patients behind. Read more

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Hint: It’s immensely more cost-effective than private insurance or even the Affordable Care Act. Read more

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