End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
ESRD is partial or complete failure of the kidneys. Individuals will have already received a diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Individuals with ESRD typically are on dialysis or have had a kidney transplant; two ways to manage the disease.
- CMS Erythropoietin Stimulating Agents Policies
- CMS ESRD Center
- CMS ESRD Prospective Payment System (PPS) Overview
- CMS ESRD Quality Initiative Overview
- CMS Internet Only Manual (IOM), Publication 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 11 – ESRD, Sections 10-60, 90, 120, 130, and 140
- CMS IOM, Publication 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 8 – Outpatient ESRD Hospital, Independent, Facility, and Physician/Supplier Claims, Sections 10-80
Last Updated Jun 20, 2017
Beneficiaries are required to complete a 30 month coordination period prior to Medicare becoming their primary insurance.
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