Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2017). State Operations Manual Appendix Z- Emergency Preparedness for All Provider and Certified Supplier Types: Interpretive Guidance.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) developed these interpretive guidelines and survey procedures to support the implementation of a standard all-hazards emergency preparedness program for all 17 certified provider and supplier types as it pertains to the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. Information is presented by section. This document is also available in Spanish at: https://files.asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/apendice-z---preparacion-emergencias-traduccion-003.pdf