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Comprehensive Children’s Kidney Failure Center (CCKFC) Program

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Comprehensive Children’s Kidney Failure Center (CCKFC) Program 

The Comprehensive Children's Kidney Failure Center (CCKFC) Program provides services to children
and youth, ages 0 through 20 years old, who meet the CCKFC Program's clinical
eligibility criteria, using a multidisciplinary approach to care
  • Services include:
  • Medical evaluations and treatment;
  • Social services;
  • Care coordination;
  • Nutritional counseling;
  • Educational services;
  • Dialysis;
  • Renal transplantation (at Transplant Centers); and
  • Post-kidney transplantational services.

These services are provided by a network of pediatric nephrology specialists and referral centers, as well as community-based clinics, around the state. The CCKFC Referral Centers are located in Gainesville, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami, with satellite clinics at additional locations throughout Florida.

  • Eligibility
  • Contact Information
  • Related Links

Children under the age of 21 years that meet the CCKFC Program clinical eligibility criteria of less than 75% of normal kidney function for a duration of more than six weeks are eligible to participate in the CCKFC Program.

To find out if you are eligible to receive care from the CCKFC Program, contact your child's primary care provider or your local CMS office.