Preparations for the DPC Education Center’s Inaugural Gala scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, 2014 are in full swing. Our venue is 101 Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. The rooftop terrace offers a spectacular panorama of downtown with the crown jewel, the Capitol building, at the forefront. You won’t find a more beautiful vantage point.
DPC has revised the Patient Ambassador program to offer participants a better overall experience.
After tireless efforts by DPC and others in the kidney community, President Obama signed the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act into law on November 21, 2013.
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) is holding our 2014 World Kidney Day Fly-in from March 11 through March 13 in Washington, DC. Are you ready to join the nation’s top patient advocates in Washington, DC and talk to your legislators directly about the issues that affect dialysis patients? If so, click here!
Federal policymakers have long grappled with the problem of better coordinating care for Medicare beneficiaries.
Kidney Care Partners' PEAK (Performance Excellence and Accountability in Kidney Care) quality improvement initiative spurred a 25 percent reduction in mortality rates for dialysis patients in the first 90 days of treatment and a nearly 14 percent reduction during the first
year, according to an analysis of data prepared by Brown University*.
On October 1, online health insurance exchanges went live. Here's what dialysis patients should know about the Affordable Care Act (also known as ACA or "Obamacare"):