Resource Tool: Critical Access Hospital Requirements: CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule

This document combines excerpts from the Final Rule and the recently released Interpretive Guidelines from CMS to provide a consolidated overview document for the Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Requirements. The information provided is only intended to be a resource. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. Readers are encouraged to review the specific statutes, regulations, and other interpretive materials for a full and accurate statement of their contents.