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Kidney Community Applauds Proposed Expanded Access to Dental Services for Medicare Beneficiaries

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 30 organizations representing patients, professional care providers, and a wide range of kidney care stakeholders –  has sent a letter of support to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a proposed rule that would expand access to dental…

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Kidney Community Submits to CMS Comments on ESRD Proposed Payment System, Quality Incentive Program and ESRD Treatment Choices Model

WASHINGTON – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 30 organizations representing patients, professional care providers, and a wide range of kidney care stakeholders – thanks the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for proposing new policies in the CY 2023 Changes to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective…

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Nation’s Kidney Community Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Insurance Access for Individuals Living with Kidney Failure

WASHINGTON –  Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 30 organizations representing patients, professional care providers, and a wide range of kidney care stakeholders – applauded the introduction of the bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, H.R. 8594, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security…

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Nation’s Kidney Community Reacts to 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 comprised of more than 30 organizations dedicated to protecting patients and ensuring equitable access to quality care – today issued the following statement in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule on End-Stage Renal Disease…

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Nation’s Kidney Community Deeply Disappointed with Supreme Court Ruling in Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Benefit Health Plan v. DaVita

WASHINGTON –  Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 30 organizations, comprising patients, dialysis professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, therapeutic innovators, transplant coordinators, and manufacturers – today expressed deep disappointment in the Supreme Court ruling on Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Benefit Health Plan v. DaVita, citing concern about discrimination…

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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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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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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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