Advocacy & Policy

Take Action for Kidney Patients

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Policy and Legislation

The NKF helps to shape public policy on behalf of kidney disease patients. We work with Congress, federal agencies, and state governments to further legislation and regulation that improve the care and quality of life of kidney disease patients.

Advocacy Resources

Find everything you need to prepare for your advocacy activities, including downloadable factsheets and info on agencies and committees most relevant to NKF's mission.

Kidney Advocacy Committee

NKF’s new patient advocacy and engagement program!

Advocacy in Action Blog

Check out our blog to find out what's going on in the Capitol and to learn more about our advocacy activities.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee is a dynamic advisory body drawn from medical professionals and kidney disease patients. 

The Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative

On July 10, 2019 the administration launched the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative. Click here to learn more about the initiative and how NKF advocacy shaped the initiative's priorities and strategy.