News

December 1, 2013

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. 

December 1, 2013

DPC has revised the Patient Ambassador program to offer participants a better overall experience. 

December 1, 2013

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.

December 1, 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!

October 10, 2013

Federal policymakers have long grappled with the problem of better coordinating care for Medicare beneficiaries.

October 10, 2013

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*.

October 10, 2013

 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"):

October 8, 2013

We still need your help letting your Members of Congress know that you strongly disagree with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid's (CMS) proposed 9.4% cut to dialysis treatment funding.

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