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Advocacy in Action Blog
Discover the latest about kidney policy and our advocacy activities.
White House Conference Highlights Importance of Nutrition Policy
On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the White House is hosting a National Conference on Hunger,...
Impacting Policy on Dialysis, Drug Coverage, and Transplant Donation
While Voices for Kidney Health advocates frequently hear about NKF legislative efforts around the...
August Advocate Meetings Ensure Congress Hears Kidney Patients Loud and Clear
For the second August in a row, newer members of the Voices for Kidney Health advocate community...
A Major Win for Kidney Patients and Affordable Prescriptions
By Mary Baliker, NKF Kidney Advocacy Committee Co-Chair As a person living with kidney disease...
Blockbuster Senate Hearing Focuses on Need for Transplant System Reform
On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing, “A System in Need...
Bringing the Patient Perspective to Transplant Policy
National Kidney Foundation patient advocates played an integral role in The Scientific Registry of...
House Bill Provides Critical Boost in Kidney Funding
This week the House Appropriations Committee released its annual bill that includes funding for...
NKF Partners with Congress to Improve Health Equity
As kidney disease continues to disproportionately affect patients of color and patients of low...
NKF Advocates Secure Support for Living Organ Donor Protections Across the Country
Since the start of state legislative sessions in January, Voices for Kidney Health advocates have...
Record Number of Representatives Sign On To Kidney Disease Funding Letter
Every March, the US House of Representatives begins its annual budget and appropriations process....
Immuno coverage for Medicare patients coming later this year
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently took an important next step toward...
Continuing Our Progress on Transplants for All
At NKF, we are devoted to advocating for our kidney patient community and amplifying health equity...
A Powerful and Timely Kidney Patient Summit
Last week more than 220 Voices for Kidney Health advocates from across the country met with their...
NKF Advocates Bring National Kidney Month to Capitol Hill
As National Kidney Month kicks off, more than 220 Voices for Kidney Health advocates are poised to...
A Strong Start for Kidney Policy at the State Level
Kidney policy is off to a strong start in 2022, with eighteen bills introduced across fourteen...
Addressing a Critical Health Crisis
For individuals with kidney failure, getting a transplant is life changing. It frees patients from...
What’s Ahead for Kidney Policy in Congress in 2022
The second year of the 117th Congress will be book-ended by unfinished business from 2021 and...
A Personal Mission to Improve Kidney Care Through Policy
By Allison Herrity, NKF Advocacy Manager I’m very excited to join the National Kidney Foundation in...
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