CMS Home Health Emergency Preparedness

CMS Home Health Emergency Preparedness

When discussion began around the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) emergency preparedness rule, home healthcare providers were quick to respond with concerns that some of the requirements would be especially difficult to meet before the November 2017 deadline....
CMS Emergency Preparedness for Healthcare Coalitions

CMS Emergency Preparedness for Healthcare Coalitions

Disasters that cross regional boundaries were a primary driver for updates to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) emergency preparedness rule. As part of its initial statement of purpose, CMS named widespread natural and manmade disasters — ranging from...
Planning for Collaboration: CMS Emergency Preparedness

Planning for Collaboration: CMS Emergency Preparedness

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) drafted emergency preparedness regulations, one of their stated goals was to address the “patchwork of federal, state, and local laws and guidelines” for emergency planning. The CMS emergency preparedness rule...