Survey & Certification- Emergency Preparedness Regulation Guidance
Guidance for Surveyors, Providers and Suppliers Regarding the New Emergency Preparedness (EP) Rule
On September 8, 2016 the Federal Register posted the final rule Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers. The regulation goes into effect on November 16, 2016. Health care providers and suppliers affected by this rule must comply and implement all regulations one year after the effective date, on November 16, 2017.