Press Releases

CMS Decision to Proceed with Flawed Dialysis Facility Ranking System ‘Deeply Troubling,’ Says Nation’s Leading Kidney Care Coalition
November 10, 2014

Rep. Tom Marino Urges Support of Important Kidney Care Legislation
September 18, 2014

Kidney Care Partners, in Cooperation with the Congressional Kidney Caucus, to Host A Briefing on The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014 (H.R. 4814)
September 17, 2014

Join KCP - in cooperation with the Congressional Kidney Caucus - for a Lunch Briefing on HR 4814
September 12, 2014

Statement by Dr. Edward Jones, Chairman, Kidney Care Partners Regarding the CMS Five-Star Program
September 10, 2014

KCP Calls on Medicare Officials To Delay And Revise Dialysis Five-Star Program
August 13, 2014

Renal Support Network Statement Re: H.R. 4814—The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014
July 8, 2014

Kidney Care Community Plans Careful Review of CMS’ Proposed Rule with Goal of Ensuring Continued Quality Improvement and Economic Stability
July 3, 2014

The National Kidney Foundation Supports Bi-Partisan Legislation to Promote Research, Expand Choice, and Improve Care Coordination for People with Kidney Disease
June 11, 2014

Rep. Marino Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Revolutionize Critical Research for Kidney Disease
June 10, 2014

Kidney Community Lauds Bi-Partisan Legislation to Enhance Research, Expand Choice, and Improve Care Coordination for People with Kidney Disease
June 9, 2014

Kidney Care Partners Announces Major Initiative to Develop Quality Metrics that Assess Dialysis Provider Performance
March 24, 2014

Kidney Care Partners Applauds CMS’ Reversal on Proposed Policy Changes Affecting Immunosuppressant Drugs
March 13, 2014

Nation’s Largest Kidney Coalition to Host Webinar to Discuss the Release of the Comprehensive ‘Strategic Blueprint’ for Improving Kidney Care Quality
March 10, 2014

Kidney Care Partners Releases Comprehensive ‘Strategic Blueprint’ for Improving Quality
March 4, 2014

NRAA Responds to ESRD PPS Final Rule
December 5, 2013

DaVita Comments on Final CMS ESRD Rates, Provides Initial 2014 Income Guidance
November 27, 2013

American Kidney Fund Concerned that Medicare Rule Goes Too Far
November 26, 2013

Dialysis Patient Citizens: CMS Releases Final Rule on 9.4% Cut to Medicare ESRD Program
November 25, 2013

National Kidney Foundation Statement on Medicare's Final Dialysis Payment Rule
November 25, 2013

Nation’s Kidney Care Community Says Medicare Rule Goes Too Far, Cuts Too Deep
November 23, 2013

Kidney Care Council Statement on the End Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System Final Rule
November 22, 2013

Kidney Care Partners to Host Webinar to Discuss the Success of the PEAK (Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care) Quality Initiative to Improve Patient Mortality Rates
October 3, 2013

Kidney Care Partners’ Quality Initiative Spurs 25% Improvement In Mortality Rates for Dialysis Patients Within the First 90 Days Of Treatment, 13.6% Improvement In First Year
September 19, 2013

Kidney Community Warns Medicare Agency of Patient Access, Quality, Service and Staffing Problems If Proposed Medicare Cuts To Dialysis Care Are Finalized
September 5, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 448KB )

Nearly Half of U.S. House of Representatives Warns of "Devastating Impact" of Proposed 12 Percent Cut on Medicare Beneficiaries with Kidney Failure
August 5, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 438KB )

Bipartisan Letter to CMS Expresses Concerns About Proposed Cuts to Medicare’s End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) program
August 1, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 3 MB )

Basketball Legend Alonzo Mourning Joins Nation’s Kidney Care Leaders to Voice Concern Over Proposed Cuts to Medicare’s Dialysis Benefit
July 30, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 81KB )

Nation’s Kidney Community Deeply Concerned Over Government’s "Untenable" Proposed Cut to the Nation’s Medicare’s Dialysis Program
July 22, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 204KB )

Nation’s Kidney Care Leaders Express Alarm Over Depth of CMS-Proposed Cuts in Medicare Funding for Dialysis
July 1, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 365KB )

House Ways and Means Leadership Urge Medicare Officials to Protect Dialysis Patients, Benefit Stability Under New Payment System…
June 3, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 353KB )

House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Jim McDermott Congressional Letter to CMS regarding Medicare ESRD Program
May 28, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 728KB )

U.S. Senators To Medicare Officials: Dialysis Program Adjustments Must ‘Not Gut Crucial Services for Vulnerable Beneficiaries’ With Kidney Failure
May 23, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 545KB )

Kidney Care Leaders Work Toward ‘Quality Blueprint’.
April 1, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 437KB )

KCP Applauds CMS' Innovative Project to Test Comprehensive, Coordinated Care Model for Kidney Care..
February 6, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 318KB )

Kidney Care Provisions in Fiscal Cliff Package Place Added Pressure on Vulnerable Dialysis Patients; Further Cuts Will Undermine Viability of Many Dialysis Centers.
January 3, 2013 ( PDF Icon , 570KB )

Kidney Disease Patient Advocate and Former NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Joins Congressional Kidney Caucus, Kidney Community to Discuss Future of Kidney Care...
December 5, 2012 ( Word Icon , 256KB )

Kidney Community Lauds Federal Legislation Aimed at Equal Access, Education and Preventive Care for Kidney Disease Patients – Rep John Lewis' introduction of bill seeks to assist nation's 400,000 kidney failure patients...
June 22, 2012 ( PDF Icon , 512KB )

Kidney Community Lauds New Federal Rule Ensuring Equal Treatment of People with Kidney Failure under Health Reform Law [release that is going in the latest news section
March 12, 2012 ( Word Icon , 31.6KB )

NBA All-Start and Kidney Disease Patient Advocate Alonzo Mourning Travels to Washington DC to Urge “Equal Treatment” of Individuals with Kidney Failure Under Health Care Reform Law
March 8, 2012( Word Icon , 397KB )

Conrad Bill Helps Those Suffering from Kidney Disease – Senator’s Legislation Increases Patients Access to Life Saving Care
March 6, 2012 ( Word Icon , 204KB )


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