Western Region Legislative Resource Center
Check here for updated information regarding legislative matters important to renal
care professionals and patients.
The "Kidney Care Quality and Improvement Act of 2005" was introduced in Congress in March 2005.
The bills (S. 635, H.R. 1298)will ensure quality care to Americans with kidney disease before complete organ failure
has occurred; as well as maintain the stability of the Medicare program that provides dialysis treatments for thousands with
end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
Click the following links to read the full text of the bills: S.635 / H.R.1298. The Kidney Care Partners has created a 1-page fact sheet that outlines the key points of the bills.
Read more about ANNA's involvement in supporting these bills.
Congressional Co-Sponsors Needed! Click below
to see which Senators and Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of the bills.
If your legislators are not on the co-sponsor list, please contact them immediately and urge
their support. Simply go to ANNA’s CapWiz Legislative Action Center and use the sample letters provided. Write today!
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