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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.


New kidney research initiatives unveiled at Capitol Hill summit

Published by Nephrology News & Issues A recent gathering of health care agencies and kidney care advocacy groups on Capitol Hill helped to launch some new initiatives for improving kidney care in the future. The Congressional Kidney Care Caucus, a group of legislators who have an interest in kidney care issues, hosted the event in…

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Restricting third-party payments discriminates against patients on dialysis

Published by Healio Kidney disease has a frightening way of leveling the playing field – rich, poor, black or white, no one plans for the eventuality of losing the function of an essential organ. Although we know certain demographic groups are affected more frequently than others, for the most part, CKD and kidney failure are…

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Congressional Kidney Caucus Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing Highlighting Need for Increased Investment and Resource Coordination to Address Nation’s Kidney Disease Epidemic

Participants from Congress, HHS, NIH and the Kidney Community Discuss Private-Public Partnership to Advance Care, Research & Innovation for Individuals with Kidney Diseases, Kidney Failure, and Kidney Transplants Washington, DC– Today, the Congressional Kidney Caucus hosted a Capitol Hill Briefing in cooperation with Kidney Care Partners (KCP), the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Renal Physicians…

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