CMS released an Advanced Copy of the final interpretive guidelines and survey procedures that support the adoption of a standard all-hazards emergency preparedness program for all certified providers and suppliers. The final CMS guidance will be incorporated in the State Operations Manual (SOM) within the next several weeks. This guidance also addresses the unique differences of other providers and suppliers.
Advanced Copy Interpretive Guidelines
Copy of Surveyor Tool
Please join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 for our HSEEP Workshop. As mentioned during our CMS EP Workshops, we will be providing an informal, abbreviated HSEEP training to give organizations tools needed to develop their own training and exercise program. This is FREE for you to attend, though registration is required.
Join us to learn how to navigate through the HSEEP process! Please see the attached announcement for further details. Should you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the CMRRC office at 207-795-2962.
HSEEP Workshop Flyer
John us for this workshop to learn about resources and meet other professionals in your area who can help with your planning process for the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Rule changes. Our next workshop is Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm. Contact Kris Gammon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 795-2962 for more details.
01/12/17 CMS Workshop Minutes
In coordination with our local Emergency Management Agencies (EMA’S), the Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) workshops we have discussed at our recent CMS EP Workshops have been scheduled in each of our four counties (Androscoggin, Franklin, Oxford and Kennebec). We encourage you to attend one of these workshops to learn how to navigate through the risk assessment process with the Kaiser Permanente HVA tool and to assist you with completing your organizations HVA. The goal of these workshops is to have organizations walk out with a completed risk assessment to continue with their emergency preparedness journey! All workshops listed on the attached memo are scheduled from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For planning purposes, please RSVP!
HVA Workshop Dates and Location
Have you wanted to learn how to develop a Continuity of Operations (COOP) plan for your organization? Now is your opportunity! CMRRC is providing a FEMA COOP Planners workshop on May 2nd through May 3rd, 2017. This workshop will provide you skills and knowledge to develop a COOP plan for your facility. Details and registration information can be found on the attached flyer.
COOP Invite and Registration
FEMA Application 119-25-1
What is COOP Brochure