DI 45001.040 Multiple ESRD Entitlement Periods

A situation may arise in which it will be necessary to consider two or more ESRD entitlement periods at the time of initial adjudication. For instance, an individual may cease a course of dialysis, remain without dialysis or transplant for one year, then begin a second course of dialysis. In these situations, prepare a separate SSA-892-U3 for each entitlement period while keeping in mind the 12 months retroactivity limitation.

It should be noted that even when the individual is a disability beneficiary, an SSA-892-U3 for ESRD Medicare entitlement is still needed.


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DI 45001.040 - Multiple ESRD Entitlement Periods - 03/28/2008
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:03/28/2008