Title: Section 757.1 - Codes and standards

Effective Date

11/18/2015

Section 757.1 Codes and standards.

Operators of chronic renal dialysis centers shall comply with the codes and standards referred to in this section. Nothing herein shall preclude the operator of a chronic renal dialysis center from exceeding any codes and standards relating to the quality of care set forth in this Part. If a conflict occurs between the codes and standards set forth herein, or between them and regulations found elsewhere in this Chapter, the operator of a chronic renal dialysis center shall comply with the more restrictive requirement. The following codes and standards are hereby incorporated by reference, with the same force and effect as if fully set forth at length herein. Copies of such codes and standards are available for inspection and copying at the Regulatory Affairs Unit, New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237. Copies are also available from the publisher or issuing organization at the addresses listed below.

(a) Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 494, Conditions for Coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities, 2008 edition, including all standards incorporated therein. These regulations are published by the Office of the Federal Register National Archives and Records Administration. Copies may be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402.

(b) In the document entitled "Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter Related Infections", the provisions entitled "Recommendations for Placement of Intravascular Catheters in Adults and Children", Parts I -IV; and "Central Venous Catheters, Including PICCs, Hemodialysis and Pulmonary Artery Catheters in Adult and Pediatric Patients", pages 16 through 18, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, volume 51, number RR-10, August 9, 2002. This publication is available for inspection at the CMS Information Resource Center, 7500 Security Boulevard, Central Building, Baltimore, MD or at the National Archives and Records Administration, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402.

(c) "Recommendation for Preventing Transmission of Infections Among Chronic Hemodialysis Patients", developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, volume 50, number RR05, April 27, 2001. This publication is available for inspection at the CMS Information Resource Center, 7500 Security Boulevard, Central Building, Baltimore, MD or at the National Archives and Records Administration, United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402.

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