Welcome to the American Kidney Fund’s Action Center!
Keeping policymakers informed is an important aspect in the fight against kidney disease. Use the Action Alerts below to send personalized letters to your representatives in Congress on key issues impacting kidney patients and their families.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a Proposed Rule that, if finalized, would result in a 12 percent cut in Medicare payments for dialysis services, and could have devastating consequences on kidney patients’ access to quality care and services. Send a personalized message to your representatives in Congress urging them to communicate to CMS the importance of providing adequate reimbursement for dialysis care!
For many kidney transplant recipients, Medicare coverage of their anti-rejection medications ends after 36 months. Urge your representatives in Congress to support legislation that would extend lifetime coverage of these vital medications to all kidney transplant patients!
Send a personalized letter to your Member of Congress today and ask that they join the Congressional Kidney Caucus to show their support for the millions of Americans living with, or at risk of developing, kidney disease!