WAC 182-540-045 Kidney disease program (KDP) contractor requirements

Effective January 1, 2014

  1. The kidney disease program (KDP) contractor must:
    1. Be a medicare-certified end-stage renal disease (ESRD) facility; and
    2. Have a valid KDP client services contract with the agency.
  2. The KDP contractor must provide, directly or through an affiliate:
    1. Professional consultation, personal instructions, medical treatment and care, drug products and all supplies necessary for carrying out a medically sound end-stage renal disease (ESRD) treatment program;
    2. Dialysis for clients with ESRD when medically indicated;
    3. Coordination of care with a kidney transplant center;
    4. Treatment for conditions directly related to ESRD such as anemia, vascular, or peritoneal access care; and
    5. Supplies and equipment for home dialysis.
  3. The provider must maintain adequate records for audit and review purposes, including:
    1. Medical charts and records that meet the requirements of WAC 182-502-0020; and
    2. Documentation of expenses and amounts paid by the KDP to assist clients in meeting a spenddown requirement as described in WAC 182-519-0100.
  4. The contractor must meet other obligations as required by its contract with the KDP program.

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