Contact the ESRD NCC: 516-209-5253 ncc@ncc.esrd.net
  • Ask the Experts


    ESRD NCC announces the launch of Ask the Experts, a continuing series of profiles and interviews of interest to professionals in the kidney community. The first profile features Dr. Joseph A. Vassalotti, Lead Clinical Consultant for Fistula First Catheter Last.
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  • Ron: You Are Stronger Than You Think


    A health screening at the company where he worked in 1988 gave Ron Krokey the first hint that something was wrong. At the time, Ron competed in triathlons, ran 10K races, and lifted weights. “I was healthy as could be.”
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  • End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program System Training


    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host two special training calls to train the dialysis community on a new user system for the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP).
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  • Together We Can, Inspiring Stories from the Kidney Community

    Each month the ESRD NCC will highlight true-life stories of patients and care partners that hope to inspire the kidney community.
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  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC)

    The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC) provides support at the national level for the Medicare ESRD Network Program.
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  • Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program

    Disaster planning information and resources for ESRD Networks, dialysis facilities, healthcare providers and state health agencies.
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  • Fistula First Catheter Last (FFCL) Workgroup Coalition

    The Fistula First Catheter Last Workgroup Coalition focuses on increasing the use of AV fistulas and decreasing the use of tunneled dialysis catheters.
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  • Your ESRD Journey


    If you have kidney failure, or end stage renal disease (ESRD), you need dialysis or a kidney. Learn more about how to live with kidney failure and the resources available to you.
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  • Find a Dialysis Facility


    Find open and closed dialysis facilities in your area.
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  • ESRD Network Map


    Use the map to find ESRD Network information and connect with resources in your state or region.
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For Patients

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Browse information and resources focused on helping ESRD patients and their care partners become engaged, educated and empowered.

For Professionals

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Resources for dialysis providers, clinicians, network professionals, and others about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ ESRD Program and other resources.

KCER logo imageThe Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program assists ESRD Networks, Medicare organizations and other groups to ensure efficient disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.Read more

Fistula First logo image.The Fistula First Catheter Last Workgroup Coalition focuses on increasing the use of AV fistulas while decreasing the use of tunneled dialysis catheters as long-term vascular accesses for dialysis.Read more

ESRD Network Map

Use the map to find ESRD Network information in your state or region.
ESRD Network Map

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