More SNFs Add In-House Dialysis

More SNFs Add In-House Dialysis

The new PDPM reimbursement system is making its impact known in the skilled nursing market beyond drastically reducing therapy minutes. It is also changing the way SNFs provide care to higher acuity and medically complex patients, now that CMS has recognized (and will pay for) the added care that goes with them. Well, six skilled nursing facilities in Indiana clearly have an eye towards maximizing that reimbursement, while providing a better care experience too, by partnering with Dialyze Direct to provide in-facility dialysis services. This is not the first such agreement made by Dialyze Direct with other SNFs, and we suspect it won’t be the last. This service seems like a no-brainer for... Read More »
More SNFs Add In-House Dialysis

Brookdale Expands Dialysis Services at Four Texas CCRCs

Brookdale Senior Living announced that the company would be partnering with Dialyze Direct to provide on-site dialysis at four of its CCRC campuses in Texas. Two of the locations began offering the service earlier this year, but one campus in Houston will open a Dialyze Direct suite with eight chairs this week, and the other property in Austin will start the service soon. This is just one of several expansions of on-site dialysis into senior care facilities that we have seen recently. Azria Health, which just bought a portfolio of 15 skilled nursing facilities in the Midwest from Senior Housing Properties Trust, also recently partnered with Concerto Renal Services to offer dialysis to its... Read More »