Federal agency extends deadline for Longview DaVita

Federal agency extends deadline for Longview DaVita
Davita Dialysis Center

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended a termination deadline for a Longview dialysis clinic.

The Davita clinic on Fredonia Street had until Dec. 25th to correct problems cited by the federal government, including issues with floors, ceilings and cleanliness.

As of at least Friday, the clinic was running again.

A document released to KLTV on Monday shows CMS extended the deadline to Jan. 25, in order to allow the state time to conduct a revisit and to review corrective actions.

The clinic voluntarily closed in September after receiving a letter from a federal agency warning that they would no longer receive Medicare payments unless issues which “represent immediate jeopardy to patient health and safety” are addressed.

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