In 1972, Congress passed legislation to fund the ESRD Program. The result was a shift in how and where dialysis was performed. With a guaranteed payment backed by the federal… READ MORE
Chronic illnesses, like end-stage renal disease, require extended care that can last for years. For many low-income patients who rely on regular dialysis treatments, charitable premium assistance is the lifeline allowing them to afford the care they need.
Special interest groups are pushing initiatives in numerous states that would limit how much insurance companies can pay for dialysis care and place burdensome, unnecessary regulations on doctors, nurses and clinic staff.