File A DOT Complaint RE: Air Travel With A Dialysis Machine

Airline Service Complaints and Comments Other than safety or security issues, complaints and comments about airline and air ambulance operator service may be registered with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division (ACPD). You can call, write or use our web form. You may call the ACPD 24 hours a day at 202-366-2220 (TTY 202-366-0511) to record […]

UnitedHealthcare will reimburse kidney donors’ travel expenses

KIDNEY TRANSPLANT UnitedHealthcare will reimburse kidney donors’ travel expenses UnitedHealthcare will pay travel expenses for kidney transplant donors NN&I STAFF — JUNE 13, 2016 Getty Images/iStockphoto/ThinkStock UnitedHealthcare will pay travel expenses for kidney transplant donors. The announcement was made yesterday at the 2016 American Transplant Congress in Boston by Jon Friedman, MD, chief medical officer […]

Pat’s Adventures in Dialysis

  Thursday, May 28, 2015 The “We’re Back in the Midwest! Well in Illinois!”, edition. Good morning!  Whew!  Yesterday was a long day. And despite the time change, I am up at 5:30 AM. Except it’s Central time instead of Pacific time. Go figure. Well, yesterday was travel day.  We went to Champaign, Illinois with […]

Treatment Supply Checklist for Travel

I suggest packing a separate large ziploc bag of supplies for each treatment planned during your vacation. (Some centers will include these in your supply orders, so ask.) Then all you have to do is grab the bag for that day’s treatment and set up and go. Amount of supplies will vary depending on patient […]

A Travel Primer for Dialyzors

Leaving on a Jet plane: Flying with a PD cycler or NxStage System One Travel brings you new vistas and broadens your world. When you choose home dialysis, you can travel without having treatments at a center you don’t know. Instead, you can do your own treatments. And, you don’t have to plan your work […]