Is your agency ready? CMS’s November 15, 2017 deadline for emergency preparedness plans is fast approaching, and you can’t risk being caught unprepared.
Now more than ever, both home health and hospice agencies need to be prepared for a range of emergency scenarios that could affect your ability to care for patients. An emergency of any kind — whether it’s a natural disaster or a cyber attack — can happen at any time, and your agency must have a concrete plan in place to prepare for both hazards and surveys.
To ensure you can weather the storm of new regulations, we’ve compiled our top three resources to help you develop your agency’s plan:
- Tip Sheet: 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Emergency Preparedness Rule
Get a high-level view of what key elements your plan must include for compliance.
- Webinar: Medicare’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Home Health & Hospice
Compliance expert Sharon Harder outlines what the new emergency preparedness rule requires and also shares practical tools and insights streamline your agency’s planning process.
- FAQs from the Webinar: Medicare’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirement for Home Health & Hospice
This download includes a printable hazard vulnerability worksheet so you can conduct a full risk assessment for your agency.