Term: Nephrologist Visits
Last Updated: 2015-12-14
This is an indicator of the number of visits to a nephrologist (kidney specialist). A nephrologist is identified by a value of "016" in the MDBLOC variable of the
Medical Services (Physician Claims) data.
Pediatric nephrologists are identified using physician billing numbers.
Chartier M, Dart A, Tangri N, Komenda P, Walld R, Bogdanovic B, Burchill C, Koseva I, McGowan K-L, Rajotte L.
Care of Manitobans Living with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2015. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] [Infographic/Related links] (View)