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Information on the Implementation Plans for the Emergency Preparedness Regulation
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• Information for Implementation: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Survey and Certification Group is providing general information regarding the implementation plans for the new Emergency Preparedness Rule. The information addresses the implementation date for providers and suppliers, the development of Interpretive Guidelines (IGs), surveyor training and resources available to assist in the implementation of this regulation. • Affects all 17 providers and suppliers: The regulation affects all 17 providers and suppliers and must be fully implemented by November 15, 2017.