Reimbursement of Dialysis: A Comparison of Seven Countries
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 06/08/2012
Vanholder R et al. – The United Kingdom is the only country that has implemented an incentive if patients use an arteriovenous fistula. Although home hemodialysis allows greater flexibility and better patient outcomes, reimbursement is only incentivized in The Netherlands. Unfortunately, it is not yet clear that such differences save money or improve quality of care.