Emergency Preparedness Interpretive Guidance Posted by CMS

Regulation | June 07, 2017 | by Janine Finck-Boyle

On November 15th, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Conditions of Participation,  Emergency Preparedness Rule will be implemented.

On November 15th, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Conditions of Participation,  Emergency Preparedness Rule will be implemented. CMS has posted the State Operations Manual Appendix Z Emergency Preparedness for All Provider and Certified Supplier Types Interpretive Guidance(IG).

The IG can be found on the CMS website under the following:

Emergency Preparedness Rule 
Survey & Certification- Emergency Preparedness Regulation Guidance
Guidance for Surveyors, Providers and Suppliers Regarding the New Emergency Preparedness (EP) Rule