RE: Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals With Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program, and End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices Model; CMS-1749-P

Jennifer Duplessie
August 31, 2021 The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health & Human Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244 RE:
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AAKP Letter Re: Calcimimetics Drugs 8.12.21

Jennifer Duplessie
August 11, 2021 The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 200 Independence Avenue Southwest Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Administrator Brooks-LaSure, As the oldest and largest kidney patient organization in the United States, the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
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NEWS! CDC EMBRACES FDA AUTHORIZATION OF 3RD VACCINE DOSE FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

Jennifer Duplessie
NEWS! CDC EMBRACES FDA AUTHORIZATION OF 3RD VACCINE DOSE FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENTS The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the nation’s largest patient organization representing kidney transplant patients and living organ donors, thanks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Letter to Senator Murray re Support of Vascular Graft Research

Jennifer Duplessie
The Honorable Patty MurrayDefense Appropriations SubcommitteeU.S. SenateWashington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Murray: On behalf of of a coalition of concerned Washington State-based stakeholders, I am writing to you to request your support of continued federal research for new synthetic vascular graft technology.
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December 16, 2020: AAKP & AST joint letter to FDA on importance of supporting rational clinical trial design and support for kidney transplant desensitization

Jennifer Duplessie
December 16, 2020 Nikolay P. Nikolov, MDDirector, Division of Rheumatology and Transplant MedicineFood and Drug AdministrationCenter for Drug Evaluation and ResearchDivision of Rheumatology and Transplant Medicine5901-B Ammendale RoadBeltsville, MD 20705-1266Re:
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