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Kidney Care Partners is a non-profit coalition of more than 30 organizations, comprising patients, dialysis professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, therapeutic innovators, transplant coordinators, and manufacturers.
Kidney Community Urges Congress to Pass Bipartisan Restore Protections for Dialysis Patients Act to Protect Insurance Access for Individuals Living with Kidney Failure
KCP sent a letter urging Congress to pass the bipartisan, bicameral Restore Protections for Dialysis Patients Act (H.R. 8594/S. 4750) to ensure our nation’s most vulnerable patient populations and their families retain access to important health care benefits provided by private plans as Congress intended, and individuals with kidney failure are not prematurely shifted off their private plans and into Medicare.
More than 97K Americans are currently waiting for a kidney transplant.
More than 500K Americans are currently on dialysis.
More than 700K Americans are living with kidney failure (ESRD).
More than 130K Americans are diagnosed with kidney failure each year.
Approximately 37M Americans are living with chronic kidney disease.
Nation’s Kidney Community Applauds The Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Act
WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – a non-profit coalition of more than 30 organizations comprising patients, dialysis professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, therapeutic innovators, transplant coordinators, and manufacturers – today expressed support for the bipartisan, bicameral Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Act (H.R. 2544/S. 1668), legislation that seeks to address challenges inherent…
Nation’s Kidney Care Community Applauds Congress’ Efforts to Implement Forecast Error Adjustment
Urges OMB and CMS to Include “Long Overdue” Adjustment in 2024 ESRD PPS Rule WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – today applauded letters led by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)…
Kidney Care Partners names new executive director
Colin Roskey, JD, a health care lawyer and former federal health official, has been appointed executive director of Kidney Care Partners, according to a press release. At the helm at Kidney Care Partners (KCP), Roskey will lead a coalition of more than 30 organizations that represent patient advocates, physician and health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers….
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Taking Positive Steps to Improve Home Dialysis, Transplant, and Patient Safety
Over the last few years, home dialysis, transplant access, and patient safety have emerged as major objectives of the Biden Administration. Yet, current quality performance measures used by federal regulators fall short in addressing safety concerns and barriers to transplant and home dialysis access – which is why Kidney Care…
Dozens of Healthcare Organizations Unite in Support of Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Prevent Discrimination & Ensure Insurance Access
In the decades since the Medicare End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Benefit was established, the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have experienced kidney failure had the comfort of knowing that the choice of staying on their private healthcare plans for up to 30 months before Medicare took over their care…