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 […]

The most expensive bills for employers: Cancer, kidney disease, leukemia, birth problems

  Summary: Cancer and kidney disease are the most costly conditions employers deal with by asking their stop-loss insurers to cover them, and an increase in health problems present at birth, and also premature births and associated problems, have cost stop-loss insurers an increasing amount of money, according to a new study by Sun Life […]