The Ripon Advance

Wenstrup sponsors bipartisan, bicameral Kidney Health Connect Act

U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) on May 24 sponsored a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would permit dialysis clinics to serve as originating sites for telehealth services and to ensure patients do not pay any additional fees associated with using the clinics. Click here to see the full article on The Ripon Advance website.

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Rep. Wenstrup

Rep. Wenstrup Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Allow Patients to Access Telehealth Services from Dialysis Clinics

Rep. Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-Ohio) introduced the bipartisan Kidney Health Connect Act, which he led with Reps. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.), John Joyce, M.D. (R-Pa.), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) and Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and John Barrasso, M.D. (R-Wyo.) This legislation allows dialysis clinics to serve as originating sites for telehealth services and ensures patients are not…

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Nation’s Kidney Community Supports Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Expand Telehealth Access

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit kidney coalition comprised of more than 30 organizations, including patients, physicians, nurses, researchers, transplant coordinators, dialysis professionals, therapeutic innovators and manufacturers – today applauded the introduction of the Kidney Health Connect Act (S. 4307/H.R. 7878) to improve access to kidney care. Specifically, KCP applauds…

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Fierce Healthcare

Policymakers must prioritize immunocompromised dialysis patients by allowing providers to allocate, distribute therapies

We’ve reached the unimaginable two-year milestone of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we reflect on the last few years, we remember the incalculable loss and devastation endured by so many around the world, across the country, and in our own communities. Our daily lives and those of our patients were upended and shadowed with tremendous fear…

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