ESRD treatment facilities are licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health, Health Standards Section (HSS).
“End stage renal disease facility” or “ESRD facility” means a facility that provides dialysis treatment or dialysis training to individuals diagnosed with end stage renal disease. For the purposes of this Part, “end stage renal disease facility” does not include the following: (a) a facility which provides only transplantation services. (b) end stage renal disease facilities maintained by the state at any of its penal and correctional institutions, provided that nothing herein contained shall prevent a penal or correctional institution from applying for licensure of its end stage renal disease facilities. – Louisiana RS 40:2117.1.
Developing an All Hazards Risk Assessment and Emergency Plan