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Legislators introduce bill to improve access to CKD, ESKD care

Two U.S. senators recently introduced legislation to improve access to care for patients with chronic kidney disease. Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) introduced S.1676, the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2019, on May 24. “If passed, this legislation would raise awareness, incentivize innovation, improve care and empower…

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Kidney Community Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Improve and Expand Access to Kidney Care Treatments, Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Kidney Disease and Kidney Failure

The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2019 (S. 1676) was introduced by Senators Ben Cardin and Roy Blunt WASHINGTON, DC – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest kidney coalition comprised of physician groups, providers, patient groups, manufacturers and researchers – today praised the introduction of the Chronic Kidney Disease…

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Kidney Care Community Commends Lawmakers for Adding Critical “KidneyX” Funding in Proposed House FY 2020 Appropriations Bill to Address Nation’s Kidney Disease Epidemic

Inclusion of $10 Million in Federal Funding Will Complement $25 Million in Private Sector Investment for Kidney Disease Research and Innovation WASHINGTON, DC – Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s leading kidney care multi-stakeholder coalition representing patient advocates, physician organizations, health professional groups, dialysis providers, researchers and manufacturers – today commended lawmakers on the…

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