Approval of State and National Certification Programs for Dialysis Technicians Under New ESRD CFCs
The new ESRD Conditions for Coverage require that dialysis patient care technicians (PCTs) who have been employed since October
14, 2008, must be certified by either a State or a National PCT certification program by April 15, 2010. PCTs hired after
October 14, 2008 must be certified within 18 months of their date of hire.