Kidney Care Choices Model: Clarifications to RFA

On January 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released clarifications to the Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model’s Request for Applications (RFA) originally released on October 24, 2019. This document expands upon eligibility requirements regarding revenue calculations and practices’ Tax Identification Numbers (TINs).

The KCC Model is designed to help health care providers reduce the cost and improve the quality of care for patients with late-stage chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease by aiming to delay the need for dialysis and encourage kidney transplantation.

The clarifications, full RFA, and additional resources can be found on the Kidney Care Choices website. The Model is expected to run from 2020 through December 31, 2023. The application deadline is January 22, 2020.



For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center or contact Sheila Madhani at 202-204-1459 or