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NRAA members receive access to timely kidney care education, active online community discussion boards, a stronger voice on the hill, opportunities for networking, tools and resources to improve facility operations, and much more! Please read the membership categories below to download the application that corresponds to the member category that will best serve your interests. 

Our Membership Year runs from July 1 to June 30 (i.e. July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018). Membership applications received today through March 31, 2018 will be good through June 30, 2018.

We offer a mid-year discount to Active and Affiliate members that join between January 1 - March 31 of each year (Additional Contacts and Associate Members are not eligible for this discount). If you have any questions regarding membership (i.e. eligibility), please contact NRAA Headquarters at or (215) 320-4655.

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Membership Categories 

Active Member
Annual membership dues: $350  
Includes one individual designated as the Primary Contact
Active Membership is for companies and organizations that meet the NRAA definition** of Provider Company or Management Consulting Company. Under a company's Active Membership is a designated a Primary Representative. The designated Primary Representative acts as the voting member, and is eligible to run for a board member position and sit on the NRAA Board of Directors. An Active member may have unlimited non-voting Additional Contacts that may participate in NRAA activities and benefits. 
**NRAA definition of Provider Company:
Provider Company = a provider of dialysis services and who furnishes, bills, or is paid for dialysis treatments in the normal course of business.  This could include any provider that operates as a standalone or is hospital based.
**NRAA definition of Management Consulting Company:
Management Consulting Company = a company that consults for new or existing Dialysis facility development or management of a dialysis program


Affiliate Member
Annual membership dues: $350 
Includes one individual designated as the Primary Contact
An Affiliate member is any COMPANY involved in the ESRD industry and supportive of the purposes of NRAA. These companies are not eligible for membership as an Active member of NRAA.  An Affiliate member company must designate a Primary Representative to represent it.  An Affiliate member may have unlimited Additional Contacts that may participate in NRAA activities and benefits. Affiliate Members do not have voting rights and are not eligible to sit on the NRAA Board of Directors.

Primary Representative
Annual membership dues are included with company membership (see Active and Affiliate membership types)
Active and Affiliate member companies are represented by an individual who has been designated in writing to be the Primary Representative by the company. A company can only have one Primary Representative at a time. A change in Primary Representative may be made by the company in writing to NRAA. Primary representatives receive dues billings for the member company, and are the voting contact for the member company.  Only Primary Representatives of Active member companies are eligible to run for the NRAA Board of Directors.

Additional Contact

Annual membership dues: $50 per additional contact
In addition to the Primary Representative, an Active Member or Affiliate Member Company may identify unlimited additional contacts as part of their active membership. Additional Contacts receive all NRAA member benefits, including access to the Members Only website, NRAA e-mail communications, including the weekly Renal Watch newsletter, and discounted meeting registration rates. Additional Contacts are not eligible to vote or be a candidate for, elected to or appointed to the Board or serve as an Officer.

If your organization is currently a member of NRAA you are eligible for membership as an Additional Contact, annual dues for Additional Contacts are $50 per individual.


Associate Member
Annual membership dues: $150 
An Associate Member is exclusively an individual who is involved in the kidney care industry and supportive of the mission and vision of NRAA, but is not directly employed by or otherwise involved in companies that are eligible for Active Membership. Associate members do not have voting rights and are not eligible to sit on the NRAA Board of Directors.