Frequently Asked Questions from the Webinar:
Medicare’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirements
for Home Health & Hospice

By Sharon Harder, President of C3 Advisors, LLC

Home health and hospice surveys conducted after November 15, 2017 will include a review of emergency preparedness compliance. The new requirements are comprehensive, and your agency must prepare now to be ready in time.

Compliance expert Sharon Harder shared her expert advice in our recent webinar — Medicare’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Home Health & Hospice — now available to watch on-demand. Sharon adds valuable context to her original presentation in this new frequently asked questions document.

Get answers to your questions about:

  • The complexities of full-scale testing
  • Appropriately assessing your agency’s unique risks
  • How to maintain electronic medical records in case of electrical outages
  • How the requirements apply to branches and hospital-based agencies

This valuable resource also features an appendix with a printable hazard vulnerability analysis worksheet to help you determine and rank the various risks most relevant to your agency.

Download and share these resources with your team now.


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