U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Kidney Interagency Coordinating Committee (KICC)

The Kidney Interagency Coordinating Committee (KICC) consists of Federal representatives involved in CKD programs and activities. KICC's purpose is to encourage communication and collaboration to shape a more coordinated Federal response to CKD. To support KICC, NIDDK:

Many Federal agencies lead an aspect of the multi-faceted and interconnected response to CKD. The graphic below presents a bird's eye view of the different categories of response and the agencies that play a role in each, highlighting the importance of interagency communication.

Federal CKD Response

Agency Legend
AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMS: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
DoD: Department of Defense
FDA: Food and Drug Administration
HRSA: Health Resources and Services Administration
IHS: Indian Health Service
NIDDK: National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
VA: Veterans Affairs