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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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NKF Expresses Disappointment Over Dialysis Five-Star Rating Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning to implement a new program to help patients and their loved ones better understand the quality of care delivered by dialysis facilities through a five-star rating system. While the National … 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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Top 5 Things Kidney Patients Need to Know About Healthcare Reform

On January 1, 2014 everyone is required to have health insurance.  The Federal Government has a website where you will be able to shop for new options for health insurance beginning this October.  Tax credits and subsidies are available for … Continue reading

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