Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model

Update: The Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model’s first Performance Year start date will now be January 1, 2022. CMS looks forward to sharing additional information when available.

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model start date for the first Performance Year will be delayed from April 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022. This change applies to all four options within the KCC Model: the CMS Kidney Care First (KCF) Option, and the three Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (CKCC) Options. Participants and stakeholders will be notified of any updates via listserv, as information becomes available. Updates for the KCC Model will also be posted to the KCC webpage.