Coalition for Kidney Health

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In 2020, NKF launched the Coalition for Kidney Health, a multi-stakeholder group of partners working to transform the landscape of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by:

  • Generating awareness of CKD;
  • Increasing screening of at-risk patients;
  • Driving forward high-quality, coordinated care focused on delaying CKD progression.

Policy Priorities

  • CKD quality measurement including advocacy for the Kidney Health Evaluation Measure
  • Development of a national public health strategy for kidney disease
  • CKD screening recommendations
  • Improve equity in CKD public health and health care

Membership

  • CVS Health
  • Optum Labs
  • American Heart Association
  • RenalytixAI
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Voice of the Patient
  • Strive Health
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Tricida
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Travere Therapeutics

Recent Activity

April 2021 — C4KH submitted a letter to Congress in support of increased funding to NIH and CDC to fight kidney disease.

December 2020 — C4KH sent a letter to the US Preventive Services Task Force in support of a chronic kidney disease screening recommendation.

Please contact Miriam Godwin at Miriam.godwin@kidney.org if you are interested in membership.