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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Value-Based Payment Models Generating New Approaches to Kidney Disease Care

November 05, 2022 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: WF1 Tangerine, Orange County Convention Center‚ West Building

Session Description

As part of the Advancing American Kidney Health initiative, CMS has developed value-based payment models, including the voluntary Kidney Care Choices, that focus on improving care and reducing disparities among patients with kidney diseases. This session offers an introduction to the CMS payment models and wrap-around care companies. Discussions focus on how stakeholders in these new care models are changing practices to integrate other health care professionals and new approaches to providing care to patients with kidney diseases.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation and CMS payment models and how they promote better care
  • Summarize the challenges and learnings from a nephrology practice participating in the Kidney Care First option
  • Discuss the challenges and learnings from a nephrology practice and dialysis partner participating in the Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting option
  • Explain how wrap-around kidney care companies seek to change value-based kidney care

Learning Pathway(s)

  • CKD Non-Dialysis
  • Dialysis


  • Brendan T. Bowman, MD
  • Eugene Lin, MD, MS, FASN


  • Push the Right Buttons for Better Kidney Disease Care: Value-Based Models
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Daniel E. Weiner, MD, MS, FASN
  • Going It Alone: The Kidney Care First Option
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Gaurav Jain, MD, FASN
  • Together We Can Make It Happen: The Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting Option
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Dylan Steer, MD
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM