WHO WE ARE
Kidney Care Partners (KCP) was founded in May of 2003 as a coalition of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers, researchers, and manufacturers dedicated to working together to improve quality of care for individuals living with kidney diseases.
KIDNEY CARE FIRST
A Framework for Improving Renal Disease Support & Treatments
Kidney Care FIRST is a broad look at how we can dramatically improve kidney care nationwide, save lives, and achieve potentially billions of dollars in savings to our healthcare system.
More than 88K Americans are currently waiting for a kidney transplant.
Nearly 500K Americans are currently on dialysis.
More than 700K Americans are living with kidney failure (ESRD).
More than 124K Americans are diagnosed with kidney failure each year.
More than 30M Americans are living with chronic kidney disease.
WASHINGTON, DC— Today Kidney Care Partners (KCP) responded to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes to the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) and Quality Incentive Program (QIP) proposed rules. KCP cautions that without addressing the sustainable, long-term payment changes for the current payment systems and Value-Based Purchasing Program,…
CMS proposed a payment rule Monday (July 29) meant to encourage dialysis facilities to adopt new equipment and supplies while also increasing pay for those facilities and updating the pricing system for medical devices. “The changes we are proposing in this rule will also modernize outdated government policies to facilitate greater competition in the DME…
Americans with kidney disease are living longer, healthier lives thanks to the hard work and collaboration of the entire kidney community. Over the last decade, we have been proud to work together to improve quality, access, and choice for individuals suffering from kidney disease and kidney failure. From increasing the patient survival rate in the…