Monthly Archives: April 2014

NKF Supports Increased Funding for U.S. Transplantation Programs

On April 4, 2014 the National Kidney Foundation, sent a request to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committee to increase funding to support organ transplantation oversight and financial assistance in 2015, along with other organizations in the transplant community. … Continue reading

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Highlights of NKF’s GOING ORANGE Campaign for National Kidney Month

We all know that 1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease and 1 in 9 have kidney disease and most don’t know it. As advocates affected by kidney disease, many of you raise awareness every single … Continue reading

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Future Dialysis Cuts Reduced and Oral-only Drugs Remain under Part D until 2024

On Monday March 31, 2014, the Senate passed legislation that avoids substantial Medicare cuts to physician payments. This vote comes on the heels of House approval that occurred last week.   The one year patch to Medicare physician payments includes a … Continue reading

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