Learn more about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (664 KB PDF) Conditions of Coverage that went into effect on October 14, 2008. These rules include a federal mandate for technician certification. Technicians are required to be certified as of 14 April, 2010.
ERSD Conditions Crosswalk
This chart is designed to crosswalk the former Conditions for Coverage for ESRD services to those made final in the April 15, 2008 Federal Register.
ESRD Interpretive Guidance Update (link)
This is an advance copy of the ESRD Interpretive Guidance. This Interpretive Guidance will also be published in an updated Appendix H of the State Operations Manual (SOM).
The following states have passed technician certification legislation. Click on the links for more information about each state's legislation:
- California Dialysis Technician Legislation
- Ohio Hemodialysis Technician Certification Legislation
- Oregon Administrative Rules
- West Virginia Hemodialysis Technician Certification Legislation
This Legislation Watch on RenalWEB tracks pending dialysis-related legislation at both federal and state levels. Features include links to bill summaries, sample letters to send legislators, related news articles, and position papers from contributors. You can access information by clicking on the links listed on this page.