Millions of Americans have lost their sources of income during the COVID-19 emergency. What happens if you suddenly can't afford to pay your insurance premium? Learn about grace periods, how to stay covered and what's being done to help consumers on our blog. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Affordable Care Act, Coronavirus, Covid-19
Learn about best practices in engaging your elected officials, and the public policy issues affecting health care and kidney disease.
Half of Americans rely on their jobs for health insurance, but what if you've recently lost your job because of the COVID-19 pandemic? It is especially important for patients with chronic disease to have health coverage. Find out how you can get covered on our blog. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, ACA, Covid-19, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid
As lawmakers are passing laws and stimulus packages to help our nation during this crisis, you can help make sure they're working toward policies that protect kidney patients at high risk for COVID-19. Learn how to build a relationship with your lawmakers on our blog READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19
The Trump administration has temporarily waived telehealth restrictions for Medicare, which means more Medicare patients can access certain health care services from their homes during the #COVID19 crisis. Learn what this means for beneficiaries with kidney disease READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19
As the Trump Administration moves to implement its Advancing American Kidney Health initiative, it has asked for input from patient organizations like the American Kidney Fund (AKF). We submitted comments on two recent proposals from the Administration that are intended to increase the number of kidneys available for transplant. READ MORE >>TOPICS: