Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary care in mild to moderate chronic kidney disease in the United States: A modeling study

@inproceedings{Lin2018CosteffectivenessOM,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary care in mild to moderate chronic kidney disease in the United States: A modeling study},
  author={Eugene Lin and Glenn M. Chertow and Brandon Yan and Elizabeth Malcolm and Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Multidisciplinary care (MDC) programs have been proposed as a way to alleviate the cost and morbidity associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the US. METHODS AND FINDINGS We assessed the cost-effectiveness of a theoretical Medicare-based MDC program for CKD compared to usual CKD care in Medicare beneficiaries with stage 3 and 4 CKD… CONTINUE READING