Illinois’ proposed Medicaid cuts are leaving crucial kidney dialysis centers weary about their future:
The 64-year-old Knoxville, Illinois man suffers from Wagner’s Disease which causes kidney failure. He receives dialysis treatment three days a week, four hours per day. Luckily, his drive to Fresenius Medical Care in Galesburg is only 15 minutes away.
Illinois health professionals are concerned Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposed Medicaid cuts could negatively impact kidney dialysis centers across the state.
WQAD, “Medicaid cuts leave uncertainty for kidney dialysis patients,” June 3, 2015