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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:

https://federalregister.gov/a/2016-21404

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Emergency Preparedness Rule homepage:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Emergency-Prep-Rule.html

 

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

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Downloads/EP-Rule-Table-Provider-Type.pdf

*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:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Templates-Checklists.html

 

CMS Health Care Provider Guidance:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/HealthCareProviderGuidance.html

 

CMS State Survey Agency Guidance:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/StateAgencyGuidance.html

 

The CMS Emergency Preparedness Survey and Certification Page:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Emergency-Prep-Rule.html

 

CMS Survey and Certification Group EP Rule Frequently Asked Questions:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Downloads/Frequently-Asked-Questions-FAQs.pdf

 

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

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-17-17.pdf

 

CMS Surveyor Tool:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Downloads/Surveyor-Tool-EP-Tags.xlsx

 

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

https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/cmsrule

 

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

https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/cms-ep-rule-resources-at-your-fingertips.pdf

 

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

https://www.ynhhs.org/emergency/insights/library.aspx

   

Training Programs

Healthcare Emergency Operations Plan Development Workshop

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/region-viii-healthcare-emergency-operations-plan-development-workshop-tickets-36667374103

  

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

https://training.fema.gov/is/

 

Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Training & Exercises:

https://www.illinois.gov/iema/training/pages/default.aspx

 

Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) Complete Course Listing:

https://www.fsi.illinois.edu/content/courses/complete%20listing.cfm