(a) Standard: End stage renal disease (ESRD) services. Kidney transplant programs must directly furnish transplantation and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of ESRD patients. A kidney transplant program must have written policies and procedures for ongoing communications with dialysis patients' local dialysis facilities.
(b) Standard: Dialysis services. Kidney transplant programs must furnish inpatient dialysis services directly or under arrangement.