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Resources Available for Emergency Preparedness Final Rule

In response to feedback from providers and suppliers regarding the recently released final rule addressing emergency preparedness requirements, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has prepared a list of frequently asked questions. Additionally, CMS has posted a recording of the call held Oct. 5, when it provided an overview of the final rule and discussed the enforcement process, as well as details on available technical assistance and resources. Suppliers and providers are required to comply with the final rule by November 2017.

For more information, technical assistance or to access other resources provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, click here or email SCGEmergencyPrep@cms.hhs.gov. More resources are available on CHA’s members-only emergency preparedness conditions of participation web page.  

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