Conditions for Coverage and Participation

The Conditions for Coverage that Medicare-funded dialysis facilities operate by, and the Conditions of Participation that Medicare-funded transplant centers operate by, were modified in 2007-2008.  Adherence to these Conditions are monitored by Survey & Certification personnel from state Health Departments.

The operating rules used by state surveyors to monitor dialysis facilities, including the most current version of the Measurement Assessment Tool or "MAT," can be found at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Dialysis.html .  

The operating rules used by state surveyors to monitor transplant centers can be found at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Transplant-Laws-and-Regulations.html .

The Federal Register Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (For your information Dialysis regulations are in 42CFR 405, 410, 413, 414, 488 and 494.) and Transplant Conditions of Participation .

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Page updated July 28, 2016