Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

Dialysis and NPR

While I was in Washington, DC for the Dialysis Patient Citizen fly-in, National Public Radio’s Ailsa Chang did an interview with me while reporting on “Access to Your Congressman”.  It was a great opportunity to get the word out about … Continue reading

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Dialysis and ObamaCare

Update 11/14/13:  I keep getting questions about Obamacare and how it impacts on dialysis patients.  Therefore, I’m posting this page again.  I hope, if you have questions, you’ll put them in the comments section.  Also, if you aare experiencing problems … Continue reading

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Dialysis and ObamaCare – Get Covered America

I received this information from the Get Covered America Team. In October, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will add another feature to its growing list.  This will be the requirement that all Americans should be covered by insurance.  Now, if … Continue reading

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Dialysis, ObamaCare, and the IPAB Panel

Lately the big news item related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or ObamaCare is about the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).    As usual, there’s a great deal of confusion about the IPAB and some of it intended.   … Continue reading

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Dialysis and ObamaCare (Update)

Here’s directly from the Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Newsletter… Clearing up Confusion about the Affordable Care Act More than three years after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there is still a great deal of confusion surrounding the legislation … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Thoughts

I really appreciate it when readers go through many of my posts as happened yesterday. does a great job of tracking which posts are accessed each day and how many times.  For example, there were 77 views yesterday.  Most … Continue reading

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Dialysis and the Fiscal Cliff Bill

Update 1/5/13:  More about the “fiscal cliff” issue from Dialysis Patient Citizens.  Read it at And here’s another very good posting about this from Renal Business Today I am re-posting this from the very knowledgeable author, Bill Peckham. He provides … Continue reading

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