CHRIS SCHWAB AND DEBORAH HAYS.
They have been successful in making laws in Colorado. They have paved the way for other states to do the same.
Also, a recent Fresenius termination, and we need to get back to the issues on what is being allowed to happen in this industry, as CMS continues to allow patients to be terminated.It appears that we are seeing a connection with terminating, false documentation (character assassinations) if you listen to past shows, even on our website.
Father of a daughter dealing with kidney disease (transplant now) - and an almost 20 year living kidney donor. A living donor who's only side effect was being freed up to help head-up a group that got through a Colorado state bill for the certification of hemodialysis techs in 2007-renewed in 2012-and now renewed in 2019 (SB19-145). Also a vet who served in the Army Security Agency ('73-'78).
Arlene Mullin — advocate, 20 years experience guiding patients and their families through all aspects of End Stage Renal Disease and treatments. Mullin has served patients in a majority of states, engaging both Medicare and state health authorities towards resolution of quality care issues at clinics. Comprehensive knowledge of care issues on clinic level. She was instrumental in getting the hearings on aging before the U.S. Senate in 2000 where she testified on patient care issue within the dialysis industry.
Dialysis Advocates is grateful for the opportunity to get this important message out for all Dialysis Patients.
We will be having a guest on the first part of every show. Then we will open the Microphones for the Town Hall. Patients and others will be able to discuss concerns and solutions. It will be a patient group, including families.