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Now Is the Time To Take Kidney Care in America to the Next Level

Published by Roll Call Dr. Ed Jones June 23, 2014 For those of us working on behalf of the millions of Americans with kidney disease and kidney failure, it’s a proud fact that we’ve come such a long way in a relatively short period of time. Before the “artificial kidney” was developed and introduced to…

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The National Kidney Foundation Supports Bi-Partisan Legislation to Promote Research, Expand Choice, and Improve Care Coordination for People with Kidney Disease

The National Kidney Foundation announced today its support for legislation that aims to promote chronic kidney disease (CKD) research and education, expand care coordination efforts and protect access to care for dialysis patients. The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814) was introduced on June 9 by Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA)…

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Rep. Marino Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Revolutionize Critical Research for Kidney Disease

Yesterday, Congressman Tom Marino, PA-10, introduced H.R. 4814, “The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act” with cosponsor Representative John Lewis, GA-05. The legislation is specifically designed to improve research efforts, access to treatment and expand care options available to patients. Congressman Marino said the following about the legislation: “In 1999 I was…

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Reps. Introduce Bill that Supports Improvements in Research, Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease

Published by Nephrology News & Issues June 10, 2014 Reps. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) and John Lewis (D-Ga.) have introduced “The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814),” a bill that supports improvements in the research, treatment, and care of chronic kidney disease. “This bill is important because it provides a blueprint…

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Kidney Community Lauds Bi-Partisan Legislation to Enhance Research, Expand Choice, and Improve Care Coordination for People with Kidney Disease

Bill introduced by Representatives Tom Marino and John Lewis would improve lives of kidney patients WASHINGTON, DC – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) today praised Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA) and John Lewis (D-GA) for introducing “The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 4814),” a bill supporting improvements in the research, treatment and…

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