Advance Patient Choice

DPC promotes preserving and expanding patients’ autonomy where alternative options are or should be available, including choice of treatment modalities, choice of providers, choice of health plans, and access to transplantation; as well as protections for donor and recipient patients.

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DPC’s 2024 Advocacy Day

May 20th, 2024|Categories: Advance Patient Choice, Article, Get Involved, Improve Access to Care, Increase Quality of Care, Medigap Coverage, News, Patient Ambassadors, Private Insurance Coverage, Promote Financial Security, Protect Patient Care|

Earlier this month, DPC hosted our annual Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. where we bring together patients, family members, and care givers to meet with their Members of Congress to elevate the patient story [...]

DPC Celebrates 20th Anniversary

April 1st, 2024|Categories: About DPC, Advance Patient Choice, Article, Get Involved, Improve Access to Care, Increase Quality of Care, Patient Ambassadors, Promote Financial Security, Protect Patient Care|

Since our founding 20 years ago, Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) has had the privilege of working with amazing advocates to help elevate the patient voice with policy makers to improve their quality of life. At [...]

DPC Recognizes Patients and Dialysis Staff as Part of its 20th Anniversary Celebration

February 14th, 2024|Categories: Advance Patient Choice, Article, Get Involved, Improve Access to Care, Increase Quality of Care, Patient Ambassadors, Promote Financial Security|

In January, DPC kicked off a year-long 20th Anniversary celebration by recognizing one of our outstanding patient advocates, and thanked dialysis facility staff who go above “the extra mile” to provide exceptional care, even in [...]

  • Group of kidney advocates waving in front of the Capitol building

2024 Advocacy Day – 24 Hours Left to Apply!

January 25th, 2024|Categories: Advance Patient Choice, Article, Get Involved, Improve Access to Care, Increase Quality of Care, Patient Ambassadors, Policy Issues, Promote Financial Security, Protect Patient Care, Take Action|

Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) will host our 20th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Congressional Advocacy Day May 6-7, 2024. Participants will be selected based on the quality of their applications, legislative priorities, and previous involvement in [...]

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Treatment Options

Senior patient recovering in the hospital

Access to Transplant

Patients talking in hospital beds

Transplant Donor Protection

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Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage