Emergency Rule for End Stage Renal Disease Facility Requirements in Response to COVID-19 (GL 21-2002)

October 21, 2021

GL 21-2002 (PDF), regarding the passage of an emergency rule for end stage renal disease facility requirements in response to COVID-19 has been posted. This emergency rule requires end stage renal disease facilities to comply with alternative operational requirements related to staffing ratios, in-home visits, telemedicine, incident reporting, and education and training requirements for staff, to safely and effectively treat patients and utilize staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. This letter explains the emergency rule.

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