The following Rights and Responsibilities have been revised by The Renal Network Patient Leadership Committee and the Medical Review Board Patient Relations Subcommittee. It has been approved by the Medical Review Board and the Board of Trustees [December, 2008] and reflects the 2008 Conditions for Coverage developed by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Federal law CFR (494.70) protects your rights as an End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patient.
If you have any questions about your patient rights and responsibilities, please talk to your dialysis staff.
As a member of your health care team, you have the right to be treated with respect, dignity, and recognition of your individual and personal needs.
Office of Health Care Regulation
Illinois Department of Public Health
Central Complaint Registry
525 West Jefferson Street , 5th Floor
Springfield , IL 62761-0001
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