Welcome to our What’s happening in the states blog series, where we provide monthly legislative updates on what the American Kidney Fund (AKF) is working on across the country to improve the lives of those living with kidney disease and to protect living organ donors. READ MORE >>TOPICS: What’s happening in the states, Living Donor Protection Report Card
Learn about best practices in engaging your elected officials, and the public policy issues affecting health care and kidney disease.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, President Biden signed an executive order creating a new special enrollment period (SEP) for Affordable Care Act health coverage. Learn more about the SEP, what it means for you and how you can sign up for insurance on our blog. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, ACA, Covid-19, Affordable Care Act
Check out our new What's happening in the states blog series for monthly legislative updates on what we're working on to fight kidney disease nationwide. Though still early in the year, 2021 has already seen a lot of legislative activity! READ MORE >>TOPICS: What’s happening in the states, Living Donor Protection Report Card
Year-end legislative package and new presidential executive orders provide assistance for Americans facing hardships during the pandemic
From unemployment benefits to vaccine distribution, the federal government has provided funding for many key COVID-19 initiatives and programs over the past month. Check out our blog for a breakdown of the provisions that are important to the people we serve. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19
Last year was full of surprises for all of us. Despite the challenges of 2020, our government relations team secured some big and important wins for the kidney community. Learn more about what they accomplished in our 2020 advocacy year in review. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Ambassador, AKF Advocacy Activities, Advocates