The Patient's Voice: Policy

By Carrie L., Director of Congressional and State Relations
October 11, 2012

I have the unenviable job of trying to make state health reform both easy to understand and interesting, but I have given it my best shot. In this article I will be discussing two topics that are important for kidney disease patients, essential health benefit benchmark plans and the formation of state-based health insurance exchanges.

By Carrie L., Director of Congressional and State Relations
November 14, 2012

Well, the seemingly endless 2012 election is over and the result is that not much has changed in Washington. President Barack Obama has been reelected to a second 4-year term and has returned to the White House to get back to business.

By Jessica N., Director of Public Affairs
November 27, 2012

When DPC weighs in on policy proposals, we aim to speak on behalf of the people that we represent. This means that periodically we look to all of you to let us know how you feel about certain changes and how you think they will affect your care…and this is one of those times.

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