Learn about best practices in engaging your elected officials, and the public policy issues affecting health care and kidney disease.

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Federal district court strikes down Affordable Care Act; No immediate impact as likely appeal process gets underway

Author: AKF Staff  |  Posted:

On December 14, a judge from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a ruling that struck down the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this does not have an immediate impact on people’s health insurance coverage or consumer protections. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Third-party, Affordable Care Act, Policy

What you need to know about short-term plans

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Author: AKF Staff  |  Posted:

The following information on short-term plans may be useful to know before consumers shop for coverage, especially for individuals who have chronic conditions such as chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its leading causes, diabetes and hypertension. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Legislation, ACA

AKF’s 2018 Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

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Author: AKF Staff  |  Posted:

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) recently hosted its annual Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, working together with 24 kidney patients, caregivers and loved ones from 14 states to share their stories with their representatives and to advocate for important kidney-related legislation. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Advocacy day, Advocates
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