The HEROES Act has two health insurance protections we've advocated for so kidney patients can stay covered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Though it's unlikely to pass in the Senate, lawmakers should consider parts of the bill in future crisis legislation. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Legislation, Coronavirus, Covid-19
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light what we in the kidney community already know: Non-medical social determinants of health lead to decreased health outcomes and greatly influence black and brown Americans' overall well-being. Learn more in our latest blog post. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Coronavirus, Covid-19
As states begin to reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns, legislators will likely face difficult budget questions for the rest of the year. How could the economic impact of the pandemic affect the services kidney patients rely on most? Learn more in our latest blog post. READ MORE >>TOPICS: Legislation, Coronavirus, Covid-19
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: Coronavirus, ACA, Covid-19, Affordable Care Act