The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has made one thing clear: it’s time to guarantee Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive medications for kidney transplant patients! Millions of Americans have lost their jobs, which for many, also results in the loss of employer provided health insurance. Congress – don’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of kidney recipients and their anti-rejection medications. Include the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act in the next COVID-19 relief legislation.
Including H.R. 5534/S. 3353 in the next COVID-19 legislation would…
- Protect kidney transplant patients and decrease their risk of organ rejection
- Result in significant savings to Medicare, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- #HonorTheGift of kidney donation
- Use smart policy to save lives and provide relief to American families suffering from the financial impact of COVID-19