Medicare adds public reporting measures for dialysis care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added two quality measures for anemia care to Dialysis Facility Compare, a Web site providing quality and other information on 4,700 dialysis facilities certified by Medicare. The measures show the percentage of patients with high and low hemoglobin levels, respectively. See the news release.


(SOURCE: AHA News Now,, November 21, 2008)