Monthly Archives: March 2014

Time is Running Out to #GetCoveredNow

The last week of National Kidney Month also marks the final week to buy health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace.  This is the first step towards gaining access to the care you and your family need if you have … Continue reading

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Big Win for Transplant Recipients — CMS Drops Proposal That Would Have Restricted Access to Essential Drugs

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today a decision to drop its proposal to remove drugs from protected class status under Medicare Part D.  This means transplant recipients will continue to have access to all immunosuppressive drugs … Continue reading

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NKF Supports Full Disclosure on Food Labels

If you heard press reports last week about a possible makeover for nutrition labels on packaged foods and drinks, it’s hopeful news for the kidney community. For the first time since food labels were launched 20 years ago, the FDA … Continue reading

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