This DaVita dialysis clinic in Olathe is awaiting a state inspection that will allow it to open and take Medicare patients. Congress recently passed a law allowing private-sector groups to do the inspections, but some of those groups have a checkered record when it comes to ensuring patient safety in other health care facilities.
This DaVita dialysis clinic in Olathe is awaiting a state inspection that will allow it to open and take Medicare patients. Congress recently passed a law allowing private-sector groups to do the inspections, but some of those groups have a checkered record when it comes to ensuring patient safety in other health care facilities. Rich Sugg File photo
This DaVita dialysis clinic in Olathe is awaiting a state inspection that will allow it to open and take Medicare patients. Congress recently passed a law allowing private-sector groups to do the inspections, but some of those groups have a checkered record when it comes to ensuring patient safety in other health care facilities. Rich Sugg File photo

Congress solved Kansas’ dialysis clinic delays. Will the solution be good for patients?

February 23, 2018 03:25 PM