Monthly Archives: May 2014

Protecting Kidney Patients from Insurance Discrimination

New health insurance options and protections for people with pre-existing health conditions included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are now fully in place.¬† However, there were still many unanswered questions and uncertainties about specific regulations and requirements for¬†insurance companies … Continue reading

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Help Stop Kidney Disease: Support Diabetes Prevention Legislation

In April, the National Kidney Foundation announced the launch of its Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Primary Care Initiative aimed at overcoming barriers to CKD testing, detection and management. One important component of early detection is identifying those with the highest … Continue reading

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NKF Presses for Immuno Drug Coverage and Research Funding

On May 1st, the National Kidney Foundation and 14 other leading kidney organizations participated in Kidney Community Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. The event, organized by the American Society of Nephrology, brought together patients and physicians to press on two … Continue reading

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