As the nation works to contain the COVID-19 virus, the kidney care community is working tirelessly to protect patients, care providers, and the communities we serve.

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About Us

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.

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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.

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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.

NEWS

Amid Escalating COVID-19 Pandemic, Nation’s Kidney Care Community Calls on Congress and the Administration to Help Protect Vulnerable Patients, Frontline Care Providers

Americans with Kidney Failure Among the Most At-Risk; Cannot Miss Dialysis Care WASHINGTON – As the nation works to contain COVID-19 virus, the kidney care community urges Congress and the Administration to act quickly to protect individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), as well as the caregivers who ensure dialysis…

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KCP Statement on CMS’ Agreement to Classify Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters and Vascular Access As Essential Surgeries for Kidney Patients

Kidney Care Partners – the nation’s leading kidney care coalition comprised 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 – applauds the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for issuing a statement today clarifying its elective surgery…

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The Hill

A kidney disease moonshot is long overdue

What we need is a new “moonshot” for kidney care — that mirrors previous initiatives to tackle cancer. We need the collective energy, focus, incentives, and resources of both government and stakeholders — to bring diagnosis, treatment, access, choice, and delivery of quality kidney care into the 21st century. This will by far be our…

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