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Be a Part of NKF’s Kidney Patient Summit

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is hosting the 2nd Annual Kidney Patient Summit in Washington, DC, on March 2-3, 2015.  Join us for this special National Kidney Month event as we unite as one voice to tell Congress about the importance of … Continue reading

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How I Helped the Institute of Medicine Understand How to Better Involve Patients in Healthcare

By Caroline Wilkie I am a kidney patient who has been on dialysis for the past four and a half years. I am passionate about spreading awareness about kidney disease. So when I got an invitation to speak at the … Continue reading

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Oregon Reverses its Proposal on 24 Month Waiting Period for Transplant Coverage

In our November 13, 2013 post Help Us Prevent Discriminatory Kidney Care Policies we asked you to take action to keep Oregon State from permitting private insurance companies to adopt waiting periods of up to 24 months on organ and bone … Continue reading

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Signing up for Insurance? Beware of Fraud!

There have been reports of increased fraud attempts stemming from confusion surrounding the Affordable Care Act.  Protect yourself by knowing your rights and being informed! Follow these important tips: If you are interested in signing up for insurance through the … Continue reading

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Calling On the Uninsured

By Troy Zimmerman, VP Government Relations, National Kidney Foundation Open enrollment for the new Health Insurance Marketplaces—also known as the Exchanges—is less than a month away.  Beginning October 1, people without health insurance will be able to enroll in a … Continue reading

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