Unformatted text preview: reimbursement amount, however, does not always cover the center’s costs, and some people do not receive any insurance coverage. To remain profitable, this dialysis center has decided to accept only patients whose insurance coverage pays at least 90% of its costs. The dialysis center is located in a rural county 200 miles from a city. You are now put in the position of informing current and future clients that they cannot receive dialysis at this center unless they can cover 90% of the costs, either out of pocket or with insurance, as well as helping those patients without sufficient coverage find alternate funding sources for their treatment. *Hemodialysis is a procedure that eliminates waste products from the blood when the kidneys have failed. It is a means of maintaining life while awaiting a kidney transplant....
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- Spring '11
- Chronic kidney disease, Insurance coverage, out-of-pocket expenses, Reimbursement