Coronavirus (Covid-19) and kidney disease: what do you need to know?

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and kidney disease: what do you need to know?

Last week, the New York Times reported on the death of Jamal Uddin, a 68-year-old Brooklyn resident who died of kidney failure while in the hospital undergoing treatment for coronavirus. Uddin’s family said they pleaded for days with doctors at NYU Langone-Brooklyn, where he was in the emergency room, to put him on dialysis as […]

Top kidney charity directed aid to patients at DaVita and Fresenius clinics, lawsuit claims: The New York Times

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Top kidney charity directed aid to patients at DaVita and Fresenius clinics, lawsuit claims: The New York Times

“One of the nation’s largest public charities steered financial aid to patients of its two biggest corporate donors — the dialysis chains DaVita and Fresenius — while denying help to people who used smaller, unrelated clinics, in violation of anti-kickback laws, according to a federal whistle-blower lawsuit unsealed this week in Boston,” Reed Abelson and […]