Overview: The CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule

On September 16, 2016, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare published a final rule on emergency preparedness for healthcare providers. The rule serves to establish national, consistent emergency preparedness requirements for 17 different providers participating in Medicare and Medicaid.


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Resources and Crosswalks on the Rule


Survey and Evaluation Resources


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Four Mandated Elements – What you need to know

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May 2017 Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program Training

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View the slides from a webinar Healthcare Ready hosted for KCER on the rule and specific considerations for end-stage renal disease and dialysis facilities.

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