CMS Releases Updated Emergency Preparedness Guidance (Appendix Z)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new QSO Memo today, March 26, 2021, that includes updated guidance for Emergency Preparedness requirements. Appendix Z of the State Operations Manual (SOM) has been updated throughout, including with expanded information as it relates to Emerging Infectious Diseases as well as additional Interpretive Guidance.

View the 3/26/2021 CMS QSO Memo, “Updated Guidance for Emergency Preparedness – Appendix Z of the State Operations Manual (SOM)” (QSO-21-15-ALL) here.

CMSCG will be providing updates for different provider types and the impact these updates will have on them shortly.


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