Kidney Care Advocates, AHIP Bring Spat Over Premium Assistance To Congress

February 08, 2017
Kidney care advocates and insurers brought to Congress last week their ongoing policy battle over whether third parties should be allowed to offer patients premium assistance for private insurance, coming as a federal court reviews the issue. The American Kidney Fund, a charity that administers a premium assistance program partially funded by dialysis facilities, told the Senate health committee in a statement Thursday (Feb. 4) that it would be a disaster for patients if Congress opted to keep those with...

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