News and Events

September 28, 2020

Coronavirus Resources for Patients and Facility Staff

Below are links for information on COVID-19. If you need COVID19 assistance, the ESRD Network is the point of contact. Questions that cannot be addressed at the Network level will be immediately forwarded to the appropriate next level contact.


May 7, 2020

Mississippi Department of Health Guidance for Discontinuation of Isolation and Transmission-Based Precautions in Patients with COVID-19

Click here for a Health Alert message that provides Mississippi Department of Health guidance for the discontinuation of isolation and transmission-based precautions around COVID-19 patients.


April 22, 2020

COVID-19 Email Phishing Against US Healthcare Providers

Following a global increase in malicious cyber activity exploiting fear derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, the FBI was notified of targeted email phishing attempts against US-based medical providers.


March 31, 2020

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19

Click here to view the ESRD-specific fact sheet.


March 30 ,2020

Trump Administration Makes Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help U.S. Healthcare System Address COVID-19 Patient Surge

Today, at President Trump’s direction, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today is issuing an unprecedented array of temporary regulatory waivers and new rules to equip the American healthcare system.


March 25, 2020

Coronavirus Resources for Transplant Patients and Providers

AST Transplantation Webinar A number of transplant organizations from around the world partnered to develop this educational webinar for the organ donation and transplantation communities, the goal of which was to share experiences to date and respond.


March 24, 2020

Relief for Clinicians, Providers, Hospitals and Facilities Participating in Quality Reporting Programs in Response to COVID-19

On March 22, CMS announced it is granting exceptions from reporting requirements and extensions for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare quality reporting programs with respect to upcoming measure reporting and data submission for those programs.