482.104 Condition of participation: Additional requirements for kidney transplant programs.§ 482.104 Condition of participation: Additional requirements for kidney transplant programs.
(a) Standard: End stage renal disease (ESRD) services. Kidney transplant programs must directly furnish transplantation and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of ESRD patients. A kidney transplant program must have written policies and procedures for ongoing communications with dialysis patients' local dialysis facilities.
(b) Standard: Dialysis services. Kidney transplant programs must furnish inpatient dialysis services directly or under arrangement.
(c) Standard: Participation in network activities. Kidney transplant programs must cooperate with the ESRD Network designated for their geographic area, in fulfilling the terms of the Network's current statement of work.[72 FR 15273, Mar. 30, 2007, as amended at 84 FR 51824, Sept. 30, 2019]