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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Medicaid Expansion and Quality, Utilization and Coordination of Health Care for Veterans with Chronic Kidney Disease
Principal Investigator:

Laura A. Petersen

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $84,876
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: [The 2019 US Department of Health and Human Services Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative aims to “improve care coordination…for people living with kidney disease.” Accessing care from multiple systems and insurers can result in lapses in care coordination, and] patients with serious conditions, such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), are especially vulnerable to poorer outcomes from fragmented care. [While Medicaid expansion, as occurred with the Affordable Care Act (ACA),] is...

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