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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.


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.


The Hill

Congress, the administration, and kidney care community must further improve care for 30 million Americans

March is National Kidney Month, a perfect time to reflect on the progress made in kidney care and efforts to advance that success to the next level. The challenge facing individuals with kidney diseases requires a united effort from Congress, the Administration, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the kidney care community. Fortunately, the…

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NEW DATA ANALYSIS: Improved Dialysis Care Nationwide Leads to Healthier Patients, Reduced Hospital Admissions, and More Savings for Medicare

During National Kidney Month, the kidney care community celebrates improved care and how resultant reductions in healthcare utilization are benefitting both individuals with kidney failure and taxpayers MARCH 18, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Sustained improvements in dialysis care nationwide are keeping patients healthier and out of hospitals, a positive trend that is generating billions of…

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NEW DATA ANALYSIS: Improvements in Kidney Care Mean Americans with Kidney Failure Are Living Longer While Saving Nation’s Health Care System Billions

Better dialysis care has saved billions of Medicare dollars and helped patients with kidney failure who depend on dialysis live longer, healthier lives with reduced hospital admissions WASHINGTON – More than 30 million Americans are living with kidney diseases. It is a silent killer that, left untreated, can develop into kidney failure – requiring dialysis or…

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