SMP National Resource Center

July 19, 2022

A complaint alleges that Fresenius routinely performed certain procedures on patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) who were receiving dialysis without sufficient clinical indication that the patients needed the procedures. Interventions included fistulagrams and angioplasties. Read a Patch news story, which describes a patient who had 22 procedures on 11 dates in four years and says that minorities and the elderly were often targeted, and a Department of Justice press release.

 

 

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