How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Going on trips can be super fun and exciting! But it’s important to stay healthy while you’re away from home. Here are some tips to help you feel your best on your next adventure.    Pack Healthy Snacks  Having nutritious snacks available can keep your energy up and prevent you from getting too hungry. Good […]

Claims Repricing Explained

Claims repricing is a crucial process in the healthcare industry that determines how much a medical provider is paid for a service by an insurance company or Third-Party Administrator (TPA). This process is often misunderstood, but it is vital in ensuring that healthcare costs are managed effectively and fairly – specifically for self-funded plans. This […]

Chicken Fingers

Healthy Kidney Meals by Renalogic As part of our ongoing commitment to improving health and well-being for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) or those at high risk, we’re excited to share this recipe that is delicious and kidney-friendly. We’re featuring Chicken Fingers. This recipe is designed to suit individuals at various stages of […]

The Link Between High Blood Pressure & Chronic Kidney Disease

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that can have serious health implications if left unmanaged. One of the critical organs affected by high blood pressure is the kidneys. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where the kidneys do not function as well as they should, and high blood […]

Continuing Medicare Secondary Payer Risks After Marietta: Keep Handling Dialysis with Care

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 decision in Marietta Memorial Hospital v. DaVita (“Marietta”) was a landmark affirmation of self-funded plan rights. These rights define dialysis benefits to help contain costs under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSPA). Marietta is no “get out of jail free” MSPA card, as Prime Healthcare recently found out in Bio-Medical […]

Meal, Salad or Side Dish: Pasta Salad

Healthy Kidney Meals by Renalogic As part of our ongoing commitment to improving health and well-being for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) or those at high risk, we’re excited to share this recipe that is delicious and kidney-friendly. We’re featuring Pasta Salad. This recipe is designed to suit individuals at various stages of […]

Chronic Kidney Disease & Exercise: Unlocking the Path to Better Health

Living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be challenging, but did you know that including regular exercise in your routine can significantly improve your quality of life? Yes, you read that right! Exercise is not just for the healthy and fit; it’s also crucial for individuals managing CKD. Let’s dive into how staying active can […]

The Link Between Obesity and Chronic Kidney Disease

Obesity and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are two major public health concerns that are closely intertwined. Numerous studies have demonstrated a strong association between obesity and the development, progression and complications of CKD. The mechanisms by which obesity can lead to CKD are multifaceted. Obesity can directly impact the kidneys through mechanisms such as glomerular […]

The Top 5 Things to Ask Your Doctor About Kidney Disease

Navigating kidney disease can be daunting, but being prepared with the right questions for your doctor can make all the difference. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or managing chronic kidney disease (CKD), here are the top 5 things to ask your doctor to ensure you’re on the right track.  1. What’s the cause and stage of […]

Kidney Disease Explained

Kidney disease, often referred to as the silent killer, affects millions throughout the U.S., yet many remain unaware of its insidious nature until it’s too late. Let’s demystify this condition, exploring its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention in a way that’s easy to digest.  What Causes Kidney Disease?  At the heart of kidney disease is […]