Cover: Special Treatment — The Story of Medicare's ESRD Entitlement

Special Treatment — The Story of Medicare's ESRD Entitlement

Published in: The New England Journal of Medicine, v. 364, no. 7, Feb. 2011, p. 596-598

Posted on rand.org 2011

by Richard A. Rettig

This review tells the story of how full coverage for treatment of chronic renal disease failure became enshrined in U.S. law.

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