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Comprehensive Children’s Kidney Failure Center (CCKFC) Program
Comprehensive Children’s Kidney Failure Center (CCKFC) ProgramThe Comprehensive Children's Kidney Failure Center (CCKFC) Program provides services to children and youth less than 21 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;
- 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.
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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.