HHS Unveils Kidney Initiative with Bold Goals to Increase Home Dialysis, Transplants

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Last month, the Trump administration announced ambitious new plans for a kidney health initiative that seeks to improve care for people with kidney diseases by significantly increasing the number of Americans receiving home dialysis, reducing the incidence of kidney failure, and hastening and increasing access to kidney transplants.

Although the details of how the initiative will achieve these goals have not yet been fully revealed, industry leaders say the broad language set forth in the President’s July 10, 2019, Executive Order aligns with a growing shift toward providing greater consumer choice in kidney care and the need for a greater