Monthly Archives: June 2017

Senate Introduces the Better Care Reconciliation Act

By Troy Zimmerman, National Kidney Foundation’s Vice President of Government Relations On June 22, the U.S. Senate introduced the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their counterpart to the House of Representative’s American Healthcare Act.  Both bills would significantly reduce access to … Continue reading

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At Home This August? Consider Meeting Your Legislators!

By Andrew Fullerton, Government Relations Manager Will you be around this August and want to help make a difference for patients?    Consider taking a few hours to meet with your lawmakers (or their staff) to tell them about the importance … Continue reading

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30 million Americans with CKD: Action is Needed Now

An estimated 30 million Americans are affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD) and most do not even know they have it.  This newest data comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) CKD Surveillance Program and is higher … Continue reading

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The 6th Annual Cocoa Beach “Footprints in the Sand” Kidney Walk celebrates Florida Living Donors Day

By Bill Hahn, National Kidney Foundation Kidney Advocacy Committee member and “Footprints in the Sand” Walk co-founder and chair   COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA: On Saturday May 13th, 2017, we proudly saluted our selfless Florida Living Kidney Donors and celebrated the … Continue reading

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