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Kidney Resource Services: Earnestine’s story

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex and costly condition. One in seven adults has CKD. Earnestine was one of them. Fortunately, through Optum® Kidney Resource Services, she was able to work with Carolyn, a nurse case manager, to help her follow the strict diet recommended by her doctor, take her medications and understand her […]
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A financial strategy critical to planning for an organ transplant

Planning for an organ transplant can be overwhelming for patients and their families. An essential part of any planning should also include a financial strategy. Transplant costs vary across the country, typically determined by the hospital and type of transplant. According to estimates from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), a heart transplant can […]
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