Monthly Archives: August 2013
If you get caught at stoplights along Macclenny’s “Miracle Strip” (US 90 downtown for the uninitiated) with the frequency of yours truly, you may have been struck by this fact.
This week’s column is another of my random musings about life. Which means I have a lot of stuff banging around in my head that doesn’t exactly make up a full column. Honesty is the best policy.
So here goes.
Yes, as of July 1, 2013 the federal government released a proposal to dramatically cut dialysis reimbursement 12 percent. Mandated by Congress to reflect providers’ efficiency in reducing the cost of care, the cut goes too far. If the proposal is finalized, Medicare would fail to cover the basic cost of dialysis.