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President Trump executive order, new payment models, target kidney disease

Following an executive order from President Trump on Wednesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed five new payment models for providers treating patients with chronic kidney disease. One is a required payment model and there are four optional models, all designed to encourage home dialysis and kidney transplants. The proposed required end-stage… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »