The California Association of Health Facilities and the American Health Care Association have put together the latest information on emergency preparedness regulations and procedures. The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) and Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ICF/IID) Emergency Preparedness CMS Final Rule summaries of the 2016-17 regulations can be found here.
The rule was released on Friday, September 16, 2016, and can be found here. Members impacted by the rule include SNFs, Nursing Facilities and ICF/IIDs. This final rule is not applicable to Assisted Living providers.