“Patient Access to ESRD New Innovative Devices Act”

For Immediate Release May 18, 2019 Contact: Nichole Jefferson, President Home Dialyzors United Email: njefferson@homedialzorsunited.org Home Dialyzors Supports Baxter Legislation “Patient Access to ESRD New Innovative Devices Act” Dallas, TX. Home Dialyzors United (HDU) HDU Board President Nichole Jefferson is excited to announce, as part of its mission to educate and inform dialyzors, support of […]

Educational Meeting

For Immediate Release April 18, 2019 Contact: Nichole Jefferson, President Home Dialyzors United Email: njefferson@homedialzorsunited.org Home Dialyzors Launches First Educational Meeting of 2019 in Richmond VA With ESRD Network 5 Dallas, TX. Home Dialyzors United (HDU) HDU Board President Nichole Jefferson is excited to announce, as part of its mission, a new initiative “Going Home, […]

NKF-KDOQI Home Dialysis Controversies Conference

HDU Board members Denise Eilers and Nieltje Gedney were invited to participate in both the 2017 and 2018 NKF-KDOQI Home Dialysis Controversies Conference, and congratulate NKF on a job well done. This article from the 2017 Conference is published in the March issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, and the outcomes of the […]

2018 Top Ten plus

The ABCs of HDU: ADVOCACY, BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE, and COMMUNICATING OUR MESSAGE As 2018 comes to a close, it seems only appropriate to summarize the accomplishments of HDU, and develop a strategic plan for 2019: ADVOCACY 1. Spearheaded the “Stop the MAC” campaign when CMS tried to limit the number of dialysis sessions per […]

Make Your Voice Heard!

Medicare has invited suggestions on how they can increase access to home dialysis and make sure kidney patients are fully aware of all their treatment options. This is an exciting opportunity for the entire kidney community to share our ideas and opinions with Medicare. Whatever your experience, your message will be key to helping Medicare […]

Putting patients at the center of KidneyX

from the www.HHS.gov Blog published on May 16, 2018  By: Bruce D. Greenstein, HHS Chief Technology Officer Summary:  HHS and the ASN created KidneyX for the development of drugs, devices and digital health tools for diagnostics and treatment of kidney disease. Dialysis patients typically spend 12 hours a week attached to a machine. I saw this […]

HDU Submits Comments to MAC’s and CMS

INSPIRING, INFORMING, AND ADVOCATING FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE HOME DIALYSIS COMMUNITY December 14, 2017 ATTN: CGS Medicare Administrative Contractor Dear Sir, On behalf of the Board of Directors of Home Dialyzors United (HDU), we thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed policy changes recently published by the […]