Policy Statements

September 2021

NKCA comments on the CMS ESRD proposed rule for fiscal year 2022

 

July 2021

NKCA addresses principals about healthcare inequality

 

June 2021

NKCA comments on the CMS hospice proposed rule for fiscal year 2022

 

April 2021

NKCA adds two new members

March 2021

NKCA letters of support for the Living Donor Protection Act

NKCA comments on the Revisions to the Outcome Measure Requirements for Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) final rule

 

February 2021

NKCA sends new Biden-Harris Administration letter in support of COVID-19 vaccinations

 

October 2020

NKCA comments to CMS on 2021 PFS Rule

 

September 2020

NKCA comments to CMS on the ESRD PPS 2021 Proposed Rule

June 2020

NKCA shares support of the House and Senate on the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act

 

April 2020

NKCA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Medicare and Medicaid Programs CMS-4190-P Proposed Rule

February 2020

NKCA comments on the Revisions to the Outcome Measure Requirements for Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) Proposed Rule

NKCA comments on the Removing Financial Disincentives to Living Organ Donation Proposed Rule

January 2020

NKCA comments on the Draft Technology Assessment on ERSD in the Medicare Population

 

December 2019

NKCA comments on the proposed rule revising safe harbor protections under the Anti-Kickback Statue

September 2019

NKCA comments on the RFI on Organ Procurement Organizations

NKCA comments on the Quality Incentive Program Proposed Rule for ERSD PPS

NKCA comments on the proposed ERSD Treatment Choices Model

July 2019

NKCA applauds Advancing American Kidney Health Executive Order

June 2019

NKCA comments on the Request for Information Regarding Hospice Care

February 2019

NKCA commends the House and Senate on the reintroduction and support of the Living Donor Protection Act

October 2018

NKCA comments on the Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act

 

September 2018

NKCA comments to CMS on the 2019 Medicare PFS Proposed Rule

NKCA comments to CMS on the 2019 ESRD Proposed Rule

March 2018

NKCA comments to CMS on the Medicare Advantage and Part D Advanced Notice of Methodological Changes for 2019

 

January 2018

NKCA comments to CMS on the Medicare Advantage and Part D Proposed Rule

 

November 2017

NKCA comments to CMMI Request for Information on Patient-centered Care and Market-driven Reforms

NKCA comments to Congress on the Dialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2017

 

September 2017

NKCA comments to CMS on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

 

August 2017

NKCA comments to CMS on the 2018 ESRD Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule

NKCA comments to CMS on the 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

June 2017

NKCA comments to PTAC on the proposed Renal Physicians Association Incident ESRD Clinical Episode Payment Model

 

March 2017

NKCA commends Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler for introducing the Living Donor Protection Act

 

February 2017

NKCA comments to CMS on PACE Innovation Act Request for Information

 

January 2017

NKCA comments to CMS on the Interim Final Rule on Third Party Payment to ESRD Facilities

 

December 2016

NKCA comments to CMS on Final Rule on MIPS and APMs

 

September 2016

NKCA response to CMS Request for Information on Inappropriate Steering of Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries to Individual Market Plans

NKCA comments to CMS on the Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

NKCA comments to CMS on the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule

 

August 2016

NKCA comments to CMS on ESRD Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule

NKCA letter to CMS on the In-Center Hemodialysis CAHPS Survey

 

July 2016

NKCA letter of support for ESRD Choice Act of 2016

NKCA position letters on Dialysis PATIENT Demonstration Act of 2016

 

June 2016

NKCA comments to CMS on Proposed Rule on MIPS and APMs

NKCA Members Attend White House Summit on Organ Donation

 

May 2016

NKCA letters of support for the Living Donor Protection Act

 

January 2016

NKCA response to Senate Finance Committee chronic care policy options document

 

November 2015

NKCA response to CMS’s Request for Information Regarding the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Alternative Payment Models

 

August 2015

NKCA comments to CMS on ESRD prospective payment system proposed rule

 

June 2015

NKCA response to Senate Finance Committee letter to stakeholders regarding chronic care in Medicare

 

September 2014

NKCA comments to CMS on ESRD prospective payment system proposed rule

 

August 2013

NKCA comments to CMS on end-stage renal disease prospective payment system rebasing