• Letters Sent to CMS, CDC Urging Prioritization of ESRD Patients in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

    NRAA sent a letter to CMS and CDC urging for strong consideration for the prioritization of patients with ESRD and the dialysis clinic staff who provide their care in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
  • Recording Available: CMS's 2021 ESRD PPS, AKI and QIP Final Rule Webinar

    To support our members in preparing for the upcoming changes, the NRAA Legislative Team recorded a review, providing insight into the Rule and how the final changes and updates will affect dialysis providers.
  • USRDS Releases 2020 Interactive Annual Data Report

    The Chronic Disease Research Group (CDRG), in partnership with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases releases the latest USRDS Annual Data Report (ADR) 2020.
  • NRAA Sends Letter to CMS Requesting Delay of ETC Model Implementation

    NRAA sent a letter to CMS this week urging the Agency to delay the implementation of the ESRD Treatment Choices Model until after the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency concludes.  
  • 2020 NRAA Annual Conference Update

    Through much analysis and consideration, we have decided to cancel our 2020 Annual Conference. While this is an unfortunate circumstance, the safety of our members is of the utmost importance as you continue to provide the best care possible for your dialysis patients. 
    In the coming months, we plan to provide valuable, relevant education through a virtual environment to industry leaders. These educational offerings will also be available on our on-demand learning platform - NRAA Education Station.
    We thank you for your patience during this challenging time and we look forward to new ways to connect and engage with our members. 
    On behalf of the Board of Directors, 
    Maria Regnier
    NRAA National President 
  • Summary of the ESRD-Related Recommendations in MedPAC’s June Report to Congress

    Last week, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) issued its June Report to the CongressMehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas and Kasper Cardinale Consulting have provided a more detailed analysis.

  • RSE ESRD PPS Calculator - 3Q20 Update Now Available!

    This 3Q20 update includes TDAPA 3Q20 payment rates and updated average sales prices (ASPs) for Part B drugs, reflecting Q120 actual prices. 

    As an organization representing a diverse dialysis professional community, we do not condone or tolerate racism or inequality.
  • NRAA Urges HHS Secretary Azar to Ensure Dialysis Providers Receive COVID-19 Relief Funding

    [April 3] NRAA submitted a letter to HHS urging for dialysis providers to receive and be prioritized in the disbursement of relief.