New Patient Materials


The Network Coordinating Center sends all new dialysis patients an orientation packet. If you have not received this packet, you can download the following resources which are included in this packet:

The Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services
Also en español: La Cobertura de Medicare de los Servicios de Diálisis Renal y Trasplante de Riñón

Preparing for Emergencies: A Guide for People on Dialysis
Also en español: Prepárese para Emergencias: Una guía para persones en diálisis)

You Can Live:  Your Medicare Guide for Living with Kidney Failure

ESRD Patient Orientation Packet (NEPOP)

New Patient Orientation Packet
The ESRD Patient Orientation Packet (NEPOPs) that ESRD patients receive containing orientation materials relative to their plan of care. NEPOPs are distributed through a collaborative effort among the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Networks and the Network Coordinating Center (NCC).