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Financial Assistance and Programs for Kidney Patients

The American Kidney Fund leads the nation in charitable assistance to dialysis patients, helping more than 84,000 patients pay for health insurance premiums and other treatment-related expenses in 2014. Our HelpLine provides health information and resource referrals to patients in English and Spanish. Programs for children include summer enrichment activities and the annual Calendar Kids Art Contest.

If you are a patient who is in need of treatment-related financial assistance, speak with your dialysis center social worker about submitting an application to AKF. 



Do you have questions about your kidneys? Has someone you know recently received a diagnosis? Contact the American Kidney Fund’s HelpLine.

Programs for Children

AKF’s programs for pediatric kidney patients include grants for summer enrichment activities and the popular Calendar Kids Art Contest. 

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Have questions about our financial assistance programs, the status of an application, or related matters? Call the American Kidney Fund's Patient Services department at 1.800.795.3226, or email   

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