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June 2021

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  • HSAG Publishes Report on Excess ESRD Deaths During COVID Pandemic

    Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    HSAG, the ESRD NCC contractor, and CMS recently published a CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on excess deaths among patients with ESRD that found as many as 10,316 more deaths than expected among nearly 800,000 ESRD patients during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients with ESRD are at a high risk for illness and death from COVID-19.

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