A Trifecta for Better Kidney Care: A Day on Capitol Hill

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A Trifecta for Better Kidney Care: A Day on Capitol Hill

On March 8th, patient advocates from the National Kidney Foundation, Alport Syndrome Foundation, American Association of Kidney Patients, and PKD Foundation are in Washington, DC for the 3rd Annual Kidney Patient Summit.  Advocates will meet with their U.S. Senators and Representatives to celebrate National Kidney Month and show them that Chronic Kidney Disease is a National Priority.

Join our efforts from home by asking your elected officials to stand with kidney patient advocates and support a trifecta for better kidney care.

  1. Lead legislation to improve early detection and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) through a new Medicare demonstration program
  2. Co-sponsor the Living Donor Protection Act (H.R.4616/S.2584)
  3. Increasing funding to the CDC’s Chronic Kidney Disease Program, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Division…

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