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Title
Survey and Approval of Pancreas and Intestine Transplant Centers
Memo #
19-05-Transplant
Posting Date
2019-02-01
Fiscal Year
2019
Summary
• Pancreas Transplant Centers - An adult or pediatric pancreas transplant center may be Medicare approved, with no independent survey activity, if the program operates as a component of a Medicare approved kidney transplant center. • Intestine Transplant Centers - An adult or pediatric intestine transplant center may be Medicare approved, with no independent survey activity, if the program operates as a component of a Medicare approved liver transplant center. • Pancreas and intestine transplant patients will be incorporated into the kidney and liver program survey reviews. Noncompliance with the care or services to pancreas or intestine transplant patients will result in noncompliance by the associated kidney or liver programs, respectively.