Renal Physicians Association (RPA)

RPA is the recognized advocate for excellence in nephrology practice.

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Our Mission

RPA represents and serves the interests of nephrology practitioners in their pursuit and delivery of quality renal health care.

Our Core Principles

RPA strongly believes in:

Resources Available From the RPA

2016 RPA Nephrology Business Benchmarking Survey 

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Get the competitive advantage. Make informed strategic decisions. Compare your nephrology practice business data to leading practices in your region and across the country. The results in the 2016 Nephrology Practice Business Benchmarking Survey  are summarized to help you review current trends and benchmark key performance indicators specific to nephrology practice. 

Renal Physicians Guide to Nephrology Practice 9th edition

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The updated Guide to Nephrology Practice is designed for both new and established nephrologists. It has been updated to reflect the changing regulatory and legislative landscape and contains new sections on practice valuation and understanding quality based reimbursement.