PHFPQ LAN meetings support CMS and ESRD Network Pilot QIA efforts to:
- Improve dialysis care coordination with a focus on reducing hospital utilization.
- Positively impact the quality of life of the ESRD patient with a focus on mental health.
- Support gainful employment of ESRD patients.
- Positively impact the quality of life of the ESRD patient with a focus on pain management.
PHFPQ LAN meetings help to identify interventions to improve specific pilot QIA rates.
2019 Supporting Gainful Employment of ESRD Patients LAN Webinars
- Helping Patients Work Using SSA Work Incentives
April 16, 2019
- Ticket to Work
March 7, 2019
- Approaches to Reducing Hospitalizations in ESRD Patients
February 28, 2019
- Depression in Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: Similarities and Differences in Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Management
February 21, 2019
2019 Best Practices
The following best practices were identified from the PHFPQ LAN events:
Educate facility staff and eligible patients between the ages of 18–55 about working while on dialysis with the following materials:
- The Ticket to Work educational flyer titled, Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work.
- The Ticket to Work success story titled, Peter’s Success Story.
- The work incentive article titled, Working on Home Dialysis: What Dialysis Staff Should Know.
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