In September 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released their CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements that outlines four core elements which are applicable to 17 healthcare provider types. All providers and suppliers, including health centers, will have until November 15, 2017 year to comply or risk losing federal funding. Please join your fellow health center members and partners learn more about the CMS Emergency Preparedness requirements which include:
- To develop Risk Assessment and Emergency Plans.
- To develop a Communication Plan to Contact Staff, patients, and to Coordinate communication within the facility, across health care providers, and with state and local public health departments and emergency management.
- To develop emergency Policies and Procedures that support effective emergency response and recovery.
- To conduct Training and Plan Testing including a full-scale exercise to maintain and at a minimum update annually.
Connect Consulting Services, Inc., experts in health center primary care emergency management, will be reviewing the CMS emergency preparedness requirements and sharing tips and tools for meeting and maintaining CMS compliance.
There is no cost, but advanced registration is require. Click here to register.
Nora J. O'Brien, MPA, CEM, CEO, Connect Consulting Services, Inc
Please contact Lindsey Naeyaert, Clinical Specialist, Michigan Primary Care Association at email@example.com or 517.827.0874