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End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Revision to Survey Protocol: Patient Sample Selection
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•Patient Sample Selection: The ESRD Core Survey Protocol includes instructions to surveyors on the selection of the patient sample for review during the on-site ESRD survey process. •Revision to Sample Selection: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services(CMS) is revising the protocol methodology for selection of the ESRD survey patient sample and expands the sample to include patients receiving dialysis services in Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities. The revisions have been included in the ESRD Basic Core Survey Training on the Integrated Surveyor Training Website (ISTW).