Kidney Care Partners, in Cooperation with the Congressional Kidney Caucus, to Host A Briefing on The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014 (H.R. 4814)

September 17, 2014

Kidney Community to Discuss Kidney Disease & Kidney Failure in America; H.R. 4814: A Blueprint for Kidney Care in the Future

WHAT: Kidney Care Partners, a broad-based coalition and voice of the kidney community, will detail comprehensive kidney care legislation that will set the stage for the future of the Medicare End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) benefit and kidney care in America.

WHEN: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 18, 2014

WHERE: Room 304, Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515


  • Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA)
  • Dr. Edward Jones, MD – Chairman, Kidney Care Partners; Past President, Renal Physicians Association; Co-Chair, KCP’s Kidney Care Quality Alliance (KCQA) Phase II
  • LaVarne A. Burton – President & CEO, American Kidney Fund; Member, Kidney Care Partners
  • Sharon M. Moe, MD, FASN – President, American Society of Nephrology (ASN is a member of KCP); Director, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Nephrology; Chief of Nephrology, Roudebush VA Medical Center