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Nation’s Kidney Community Reacts to the President’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – a non-profit coalition of more than 30 organizations, comprising patients, physicians, nurses, researchers, transplant coordinators, dialysis professionals, therapeutic innovators and manufacturers – offered the following comments in response to President Biden’s proposed fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget: “The President’s budget touches a number of priorities for the broader…

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MedPAC Report Projects Decreased Medicare Margins at 1.8% for Outpatient Dialysis Care

Report Notes Facilities Have Increased Home Dialysis Rates to Almost 30% WASHINGTON –  Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit kidney care coalition of more than 30 organizations, comprising patients, physicians, nurses, researchers, transplant coordinators, dialysis professionals, therapeutic innovators and manufacturers- today expressed concern for the viability of dialysis services following a report from the…

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The Hill

March is National Kidney Month; passing bipartisan legislation would help millions of Americans

The impact kidney disease has on patients and our health care system cannot be understated. To put it in perspective, there are more than 37 million people in the United States with kidney disease. This is roughly equivalent to the entire population of California. Even worse, more people will die from kidney disease this year than breast or prostate cancer….

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Kidney Care Community Outlines Policy Priorities for 2022

Coalition’s priorities reach across the full spectrum of kidney disease, kidney failure, and transplant WASHINGTON –  Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit kidney care coalition of more than 30 organizations, comprising patients, physicians, nurses, researchers, transplant coordinators, dialysis professionals, therapeutic innovators and manufacturers– recently announced the community’s policy priorities for 2022. KCP is dedicated to…

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Nation’s Largest Kidney Coalition Submits Comments to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services on Improving Organ Transplant Equity, Home Dialysis Access, Kidney Care Quality

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– has submitted comments through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) in response to the Agency’s…

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Kidney Care Partners Files Amicus Brief Supporting Protections and Choice for Individuals Living with End-Stage Renal Disease

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 announced that the group has submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in the case of Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Benefit Health Plan v….

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Healio Nephrology News & Issues

Quality measures that matter can help kidney community reimagine home dialysis

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we approach health care in the United States in myriad ways, especially for vulnerable populations. In highlighting the trust that patients place in their dialysis facilities to provide safe and effective care under these challenging circumstances, the pandemic provides a new context and a new opportunity to reevaluate longstanding…

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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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