There is a resource—developed by patients with kidney disease—that provides an overview of where to get help with medical bills and employment.

The types of medical bill tips highlighted include:

  • An overview of Medicare coverage for people with End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Where you may find help in getting supplemental coverage for the 20% Medicare doesn’t pay
  • Assistance for special populations (e.g., veterans, children, people with disabilities, etc.)
  • Programs that help cover expenses related to health insurance premiums, living organ donation and medications.
  • Assistance provided by some electric companies for home hemodialysis patients

Employment tips featured include where to find help with:

  • Returning to work
  • Beginning a new line of work
  • Joining the workforce for the first time
  • Maintaining employment
  • Getting job training or going back to school
  • Scholarships
  • Financial independence
  • Self-employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

Also included are additional resources for more information.