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 Safety Expert: Providers Need 'All Hazards' Plans, Lockdown Ready

Officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are deliberating new rules that would
require providers to come up with additional plans for disasters and emergencies.
Earlier this week, Provider  brought you comments from the American Health Care Association/National Association for Assisted Living on those proposed rules. 
Today, in a Web exclusive, ProviderNation offers some advice on disaster preparedness from safety expert Stan Szpytek. Whatever federal regulators come up with, Szpytek says that providers have to think about an “all hazards” plan for the care of their residents and staff.
He says providers must pay special attention to potential “lockdown” cases, and to be clear about who is responsible for what. Read Stan’s post HERE.
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