CMS Omnibus Burden Reduction Rule – Emergency Preparedness

Published: 10/29/2019

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

Today, StayAlert! continues its in-depth review of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued The Omnibus Burden Reduction (Conditions of Participation) Final Rule by looking at provisions in the Final Rule that address emergency preparedness.

The Final Rule, effective November 29, 2019, changes the following emergency preparedness requirements for Hospitals under § 482.15:

  • The hospital must develop and maintain an emergency preparedness plan that must be reviewed and upd

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