Monday, April 3, 2017

CMS provides information on training & testing requirements in emergency preparedness final rule and will discuss during April national provider call

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has issued two letters regarding compliance with the training and testing requirements in the Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare & Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Final Rule:

- CMS clarifies that all providers will be expected to have completed the "exercises" in the training and testing requirements by the implementation date, which is November 15, 2017. Read more about this in Survey & Certification Letter 17-21.

- CMS will hold a learning session to discuss the requirements for meeting the training and testing requirements in the emergency preparedness final rule during a national provider call on April 27, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 Mountain Time. To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects Event Registration. Space may be limited, register early Read more about this learning session in Survey & Certification Letter 17-22.

If you have any questions, please contact or call 303-692-2819.