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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois


CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Information 


DuPage County is working closely with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Federal Government partners to gather additional information and Emergency Preparedness tools to share with local stakeholders regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Rule. DuPage County does not promote, endorse, or support a particular training or toolkit. DuPage County cannot assist a local stakeholder in applying the Emergency Preparedness Rule. As more information becomes available, it will be shared. For additional information please see the links below. 



Helpful Links

The entire CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule can be accessed here:


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Emergency Preparedness Rule homepage:


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements by Provider Type table*:

*Please note: This table is not meant to be an exhaustive list of requirements nor should it serve as a substitute for the regulatory text.


CMS Emergency Preparedness Checklist:


CMS Health Care Provider Guidance:


CMS State Survey Agency Guidance:


The CMS Emergency Preparedness Survey and Certification Page:


CMS Survey and Certification Group EP Rule Frequently Asked Questions:


CMS Survey and Certification: Recommendations for Providers and Suppliers for Cyber Security:


CMS Surveyor Tool:


ASPR TRACIE Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers:


ASPR TRACIE CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: Resources at Your Fingertips:


Yale New Haven Health System Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response (YNHHS-CEPDR): White papers and resources:


Training Programs

Healthcare Emergency Operations Plan Development Workshop


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Independent Study Program (IS):


Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Training & Exercises:


Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) Complete Course Listing: