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Kidney Care Partners (KCP) was founded in May of 2003 as a coalition of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers, researchers, and manufacturers dedicated to working together to improve quality of care for individuals living with kidney diseases.


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.


Healio Nephrology News & Issues

Members of Congress call on Biden to prioritize kidney innovation in budget

Nearly 20 members of Congress signed a letter urging President Joe Biden to allocate $25 million for KidneyX in the executive budget for the 2023 fiscal year. “For KidneyX to meet its full potential and continue to foster the development of technologies, such as a wearable or implantable artificial kidney and xenotransplantation, the federal government must increase…

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Inside Health Policy

House Lawmakers Call On Biden To Direct $25 Million To KidneyX

A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Larry Bucshon (R-IN) is asking the Biden administration to direct $25 million to the public-private KidneyX initiative in the president’s next budget proposal. Kidney Care Partners praises the funding push. “This critical funding for KidneyX is an important step toward addressing existing barriers…

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Nation’s Kidney Care Community Commends Bipartisan Lawmakers for Urging Biden Administration to Prioritize Investments in Kidney Innovations and Research in FY 2023 Budget

Letter Signed by 18 Members of Congress Urges Administration to Include $25 Million in KidneyX to Address Nation’s Kidney Disease Epidemic  WASHINGTON, DC – 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 commended Congressional Kidney Caucus Co-Chairs…

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