Patient Data Management

Patient Admit/Discharge Guidance
The following EQRS Patient Admission and Discharge scenarios provide guidance related to the entry of patients’ admission and discharge re...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:27 AM
Duplicate Or Near Match Patients
Users admit patients based on six identifiers: SSN, first name, last name, date of birth, gender and Medicare Claim number. A possible duplicate patien...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:27 AM
Transient Patients should not be added to EQRS
Transient patients should not be entered in EQRS unless they have been treating at a dialysis facility for 30 days or greater according to CMS Pati...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:28 AM
Admitting and Discharging Patients
Admitting New Patients: EQRS requires six identifiers to admit patients: SSN, Medicare beneficiary identifier, first name, last name, gender, and date o...
Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 3:59 PM
Treatment Summary
The treatment summary screen provides an overview of the admit/discharge and treatment information for a patient. View treatment summary steps: From the...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:31 AM
Maintaining Patient Attributes
A patient’s Medicare Enrollment, Citizenship, Employment, School, and Vocational Rehabilitation status can change through the year and their life and must b...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:32 AM
Acute Kidney Injury Patients should not be entered in EQRS
In regards to pending legislation regarding patients who are deemed Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), there is no mention of AKI patients being entered into EQRS i...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:32 AM
Find/Submit Missing and Saved Clinical Data in EQRS
The following guidance is for general clinical data submission.  For special circumstances, please follow information provided by CMS.  ...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:33 AM
How To Enter International Patients In EQRS
International patients should be tracked in EQRS to allow them to be admitted to and treated at an ESRD facility. Below are some additional guidelines regar...
Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 9:34 AM