Jessica Nagro, Director of Public Affairs at Dialysis Patient Citizens, joins Lori Hartwell to explain how the new healthcare reform law will affect people with chronic kidney disease. Specifically, health insurance companies will no longer be able to discriminate against people because of pre-existing conditions, nor will they be able to place lifetime caps on policies. This interview will explain how the new system is going to work and how you can help ensure better care for everyone.
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Hosted By Lori Hartwell
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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