State Operations Manual Appendix Z- Emergency Preparedness for All Provider and Certified Supplier Types Interpretive Guidance
In an emergency, dialysis patients may not have immediate access to their dialysis treatment. This brochure outlines a 3-day emergency diet plan and supply list to help keep patients healthy in an emergency. It also provides a place to collect medication, treatment, and emergency contact information.
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This document provides recommendations for ESRD facilities to consider in disaster preparedness plans.
This publication was prepared by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist dialysis facilities in the mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery associated with an emergency situation.
This emergency preparedness drill helps facilities test the readiness of staff and patients, and evaluate existing emergency plans.
This document developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control, and the American Water Works Association helps hospitals and healthcare facilities prepare for, respond to, and recover from a total or partial interruption of the facilities’ normal water supply. Water supply interruption can be caused by several types of events such as natural disaster, a failure of the community water system, construction damage or even an act of terrorism.
Disaster toolkit for dialysis facilities: plan checklist and templates for communication with local agencies.
This excerpt from the ESRD Conditions for Coverage outlines the requirements for ESRD providers with regard to emergency preparedness.
This is an overview of the emergency preparedness drill created by Renal Network 11 so that dialysis facilities and their communities can test the readiness of staff and patients in case of an emergency.