The NEPOP Cover LetterA cover letter in both English and Spanish that explains the contents of the New ESRD Patient Orientation Packet (NEPOP).
Dialysis Facility Compare Brochure
This brochure describes Medicare’s Dialysis Facility Compare website, which offers a guide to Medicare-certified facilities.
National Kidney Foundation (NKF): People Like Us
This postcard describes some of the ways that the NKF can help you cope with your illness.
Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services
This booklet tells you how Medicare helps to pay for dialysis and kidney transplants. It also has phone numbers you can call for more information.
Medicare for Children with ESRD
A brochure from CMS explaining services for children with permanent kidney failure. Please note, this resource is not included in the mailing, but has been made available online as a reference for families with pediatric patients.
Preparing for Emergencies: A Guide for Patients on Dialysis
This guide gives you facts about what to do in case of a hurricane, flood, or other emergency.
Vascular Access is a Hemodialysis Patient’s Lifeline
Hemodialysis cleans your blood through a vascular access which can be a fistula, graft or catheter. If you and your kidney care team determine that hemodialysis is the right choice for you, one of these will be your LIFELINE to treatment!
You Can Live: Your Guide for Living with Kidney FailureCMS provides “You Can Live,” a guide for living with kidney failure. The guide includes information on improving your treatments and living a healthier lifestyle. It is available in English and Spanish.
AAKP ESRD Information Card
AAKP promotes education and encourages conversations that help improve the everyday lives of patients. The card also features a nutritious kidney-friendly recipe. It is available in English and Spanish.