Welcome to the American Kidney Fund’s Action Center. Keeping policymakers informed is critical in the fight against kidney disease. Add your voice to thousands of other voices in our Advocacy Network and help us make a difference! Use the Action Alerts below to send personalized messages to your representatives in Congress on key issues affecting kidney patients and their families.

Action alerts

Tell your Senators to VOTE NO on the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

Tell Your Senators: the bill to "repeal and replace" ACA is bad for people with kidney disease.

Ask your representative to cosponsor comprehensive kidney legislation

The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017 (H.R. 2644) aims to improve the lives of those with kidney disease. Please email your U.S. Representative today to request that he or she cosponsor H.R. 2644, the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017!

Tell Congress: Do not repeal the ACA without first protecting ESRD patients

Please contact your Senators to tell them that before repealing the ACA, Congress must have a suitable replacement that guarantees that people with kidney disease will have the same protections they have now.

Let HHS know that third-party premium payments are important to patients

Send a message to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on a topic that is of critical importance to dialysis patients who rely on AKF for treatment-related grant assistance.   

Urge your representative to join the Congressional Kidney Caucus!

Send a personalized letter to your Member of Congress today to ask him or her to join the Congressional Kidney Caucus to show support for the millions of Americans living with, or at risk of developing, kidney disease!