Q&A: U.S. Task Force considers routine chronic kidney disease screening

The United States Preventive Services Task Force added screening for chronic kidney disease to its list of preventive services under active consideration, according to a press release.
Organizations like the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Coalition for Kidney Health have advocated for the approval of CKD screening since the last time the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) considered it in 2012. In 2020, the two groups nominated CKD for another evaluation, referencing new medications and evidence. Nearly 2 years later, the USPSTF has added kidney disease to the list

The United States Preventive Services Task Force added screening for chronic kidney disease to its list of preventive services under active consideration, according to a press release.
Organizations like the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Coalition for Kidney Health have advocated for the approval of CKD screening since the last time the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) considered it in 2012. In 2020, the two groups nominated CKD for another evaluation, referencing new medications and evidence. Nearly 2 years later, the USPSTF has added kidney disease to the list