Provider Type Definition

Major Provider Type/Sub-Type Definition


State licensed and federally certified providers serving patients with renal impairment that requires a regular course of dialysis or kidney transplantation to maintain life. ESRD faciities include renal transplantation centers, renal dialysis centers or renal dialysis facilities. Dialysis is a "process by which dissolved substances are removed from a patient's body by diffusion from one fluid compartment to another across a semi-permeable membrane."