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ISDH Home > Health Care Quality & Regulatory > Acute Care/Hospitals > End Stage Renal Disease Facility (ESRD) Certification Program End Stage Renal Disease Facility (ESRD) Certification Program

Program Overview

The End Stage Renal Disease Facility Certification Program monitors dialysis clinics for quality, safe dialysis services for all citizens in need of these services.  Dialysis is indicated for people whose kidney function is below 15%.  The Indiana State Department of Health inspects End Stage Renal Disease Facilities on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Contact the Program

Indiana State Department of Health
Division of Acute Care
2 North Meridian Street, 4A
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-7474 (Acute Care Receptionist)
(317) 233-1325 (ISDH Main Switchboard)
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Program Manager
Kelly Hemmelgarn
khemmelgarn@isdh.in.gov
(317) 233-7541
(317) 233-7472  [Administrative Assistant]

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Individuals can call or email to make complaints about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care providers or suppliers.

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The Incident Report Form is for health care facilities to notify the Indiana State Department of Health of a reportable incident pursuant to the ISDH Reportable Unusual Occurrence Policy.  The Incident Report Form is also for health care facility staff (nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, and hospice agencies) to report a reasonable suspicion of a crime against a resident pursuant to Federal regulations.  This form is not to be used to file a complaint.

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