Monthly Archives: March 2013

NKF Co-hosts Reception to Honor Congressional Kidney Caucus

As part of our effort to raise awareness about kidney disease, NKF co-hosted a reception with the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) and other organizations honoring Members of the Congressional Kidney Caucus.  Caucus … Continue reading

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Kidney Awareness on Capitol Hill for World Kidney Day!

For World Kidney Day, 18 National Kidney Foundation (NKF) advocates from around the country converged in Washington, DC for our annual advocacy training.  NKF staff developed and led a training to educate advocates about various legislative issues and empower them … Continue reading

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Help kidney transplant recipients by contacting your U.S. Representative!

Rep. Michael Burgess (TX) and Rep. Ron Kind (WI) introduced H.R. 1325 on March 21, 2013 to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare entitlement to immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients. This bill would extend … Continue reading

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