Reduce medical cost and utilization
Complex medical conditions have a measurable clinical and economic impact on health plans. These conditions include chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
Access to specialized renal care management programs is helping to reduce medical cost and utilization among members with CKD and ESRD. Learn how program access helps slow transitions from CKD to ESRD and how program use can increase transplant evaluation rates and lower the total cost of care.
Dr. Wade Bannister,
Optum Health Care Analytics
Dr. Bannister's team focuses on evaluating care management programs that target complex medical populations and network-oriented programs for members with musculoskeletal or behavioral health conditions.
Optum Kidney Solutions
Kevin manages the payer business for Kidney Solutions. His team provides renal-trained RN support for CKD stage 4 and 5 and end-stage renal disease patients.