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Kidney Care Partners Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Kidney PATIENT Act of 2023

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 – applauded Representatives Buddy Carter (R-GA), Ann Kuster (D-NH), Carol Miller (R-WV), and Terri Sewell (D-AL) for their introduction of the H.R. 5074, the Kidney Patient Access to…

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Kidney Care Partners Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act

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 Representatives Carol Miller (R-WV) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) for re-introducing The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 5027). There are currently…

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Kidney Care Partners expresses disappointment with proposed dialysis payment increase

Kidney Care Partners, a coalition of 30 organizations involved in kidney care, said it was “extremely concerned” about a proposal by CMS to increase the Medicare bundled payment rate by 1.6% next year, according to a press release. The proposed additional payment, about half of the increase that CMS agreed to pay dialysis providers in 2023, “fails…

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Nation’s Kidney Community Expresses Deep Disappointment on CMS Proposed Rules on Prospective Payment System and ESRD Quality Incentive Program

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan kidney care coalition dedicated to protecting access and comprised of more than 30 organizations, including patients, dialysis professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, therapeutic innovators, transplant coordinators, and manufacturers – today issued the following statement expressing disappointment with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

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Nation’s Kidney Care Community Urge Legislators to Prioritize Kidney Disease Prevention, Access, and Innovation

Kidney Community Leadership Visit Capitol to Press Congress to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Address Nation’s Kidney Disease Epidemic WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kidney Care Partners – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – convened today on Capitol Hill to demonstrate support for…

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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…

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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)…

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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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 Kidney Care Partners Stands Up for Home Dialysis Quality Measures Amidst Opposition

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 expressed concern over the most recent home dialysis recommendations issued by the National Quality Forum (NQF). Though home dialysis corresponds with improved health outcomes and patient quality of…

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Nation’s Largest Kidney Care Coalition Names Colin Roskey to Serve as Executive Director

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 announced Colin Roskey will serve as the coalition’s new Executive Director. “I am honored to join Kidney Care Partners, a diverse organization with a unique, shared…

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