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Independence Blue Cross collaborates with Strive Health on late-stage kidney disease program

Dec 15, 2020   |   Fierce Healthcare

Independence Blue Cross is working with startup Strive Health to improve care for members living with late-stage chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

The goal of the program, which will launch Jan. 1, is to slow disease progression and improve quality of life for these members by assisting with disease and care management and reducing unnecessary hospital stays, the organizations said.

The program will offer specialized care delivery and coordination to Independence Medicare Advantage members living with chronic kidney disease, stages 4 and 5, and ESRD.

Members in the program receive care from Strive Health’s local team of nurse practitioners, registered nurse care managers, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and care coordinators. The care includes disease management, wound care, medication management, acute care management and other services. Read More

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