Learn about best practices in engaging your elected officials, and the public policy issues affecting health care and kidney disease.
The annual August recess—when both the House of Representatives and the Senate leave Washington to return to their home districts for a month—ends after Labor Day. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
With Senate Republicans failing to pass legislation in early August to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many questions remain about the law’s future and the health insurance coverage of millions of Americans. Here’s a summary of key things to look out for as lawmakers and the Trump Administration decide what to do next. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
A letter to the editor (LTE) is one of the important advocacy tools that can help bring about positive change in our society. LTEs are printed on the editorial page, which is a frequently read page in the newspaper. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
In 2010, when President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, I was not overly concerned because my wife had a job with benefits I was a dialysis patient on Medicare. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was first introduced in 2009, I was fully employed and our family was covered by my employer’s health care plan since my husband was self-employed. READ MORE >>TOPICS:
Since its inception in 1965, Medicaid has included transportation to medical appointments as a mandated service. READ MORE >>TOPICS: