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Access to Care & Involuntary Discharge

Heartland Kidney Network continues to actively seek ways to understand and if possible, reduce the incidence of involuntary patient discharges — particularly for the reason of non-adherence to treatment. Included here are resources to assist in identifying and dealing with difficult patient situations

Forum of ESRD Networks Grievance Toolkit

Network 12 IVD Memo

Involuntary Discharge/Transfer Checklist

When Patients Don’t Come to Dialysis

Understanding the Conditions for Coverage related to Involuntary Discharge

This on demand webinar provides an overview of the ESRD CfC’s regarding IVDs, the sanctioned reasons for an IVD/IVT, the steps required by for an IVD by facilities, actions to take to prevent IVDs and the Network role and review process.

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