Public Comments & Correspondence
This section includes public comments & correspondence made by the American Association of Kidney Patients staff or board members individually or in conjunction with other organizations.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Download the official letter April 21, 2020 The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin Secretary of Treasury16US Department of the Treasury1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20220 The Honorable Andrew SaulCommissioner of Social Security Administration US Social Security Administration1300 D Street SW Washington, DC 20024 The Honorable Robert WilkieSecretary of Veterans AffairsUS Department of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont … Continue reading "AAKP Key Correspondence" Read More
Advocate Letter Supporting Nondiscrimination
Representing millions of patients, people with disabilities and older adults, our organizations are writing to express our strong and urgent support for the Department’s Office for Civil Rights to issue additional guidance to ensure that schemes to ration scarce health care resources during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic comply with federal nondiscrimination laws. Read More
February 14, 2020 – Dental Access Letter to HHS Secretary Azar
We applaud your efforts to deliver on President Trump’s Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative. You have stated that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will reform regulations so that fewer Americans suffer kidney failure, more options are available for dialysis patients, and more organs are available for transplant. Read More