Legislative Agenda

The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research & Treatment Act

The bipartisan Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act (H.R. 2644/S. 1890) is designed to protect the delivery of high-quality care for patients with kidney disease. Representatives Tom Marino (R-PA) and John Lewis (D-GA) introduced the measure in the House while Senators Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Bill Nelson (D-FL) introduced the Senate companion bill. Both bills support improvements in the research and treatment of chronic kidney disease to benefit more than 700,000 Americans living with kidney failure. The legislation would do the following:

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