Facility emails and Tickets submitted to the Network containing any of the below PHI/PII are immediately reported to CMS.
PII: Personally Identifiable Information
- First Name
- Last Name
- Date of Birth (DOB)
- Social Security Number (SSN)
- Medicare Beneficiary ID (MBI)
- Patient Address
PHI: Protected Health Information
- Any combination of the above information with:
- Lab results
- Behavioral concerns
- Treatment type/duration
NOT PHI/PII: EQRS UPI
If you have any questions, please review resources here:
When contacting the ESRD Network: always include the UPI, never any PHI/PII !!