ASN, HHS, and Members of Congress Share Common Vision for Improvements in Kidney Care

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After years of advocacy from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and other members of the kidney community, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and members of Congress are expressing very similar viewpoints to those of ASN and the broader kidney community on some of the major issues confronting the 40 million men, women, and children facing kidney diseases in the United States.

In May 2019, both the administration and members of Congress demonstrated their commitment to change in two critical areas: immunosuppressive coverage and innovation in the kidney space. Building on a speech HHS Secretary Alex Azar