A cloud-based, SaaS Emergency Preparedness Management System
for Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers to demonstrate compliance with the annual survey and
certification requirements of the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule.
These checklists are in SaaS and have HIPAA Security Rule requirements pertaining to communications and
ePHI exchange in emergency situations. SaaS facilitates access to a CMS-designated facility’s emergency
management plan from any device in an emergency situation, and is designed to demonstrate fulfillment of
CMS requirements for testing, surveys, and certification of a facility’s preparedness for emergency
response. CMS established a compliance date of November 15, 2017. CyPHIprepareTM is a customized project
management software for clients and available now.
CyPHIprepare™ Product Details
CyPHIprepare™ is a set of Emergency Preparedness Management System Checklists in SaaS format for
online accessibility in an emergency situation from any usable device. These Checklists cover 17
CMS-designated Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers in more than 70,000 facilities and
require implementation and compliance for continued participation in Medicare and Medicaid
programs. Common Emergency Preparedness provisions across the CMS-designated facilities are an
emergency preparedness plan with risk assessment, policies and procedures for managing an
emergency situation, a communication plan that includes HIPAA Privacy provisions covering
release and exchange of patient information, and training and testing of the emergency plan to
ensure patient and resident safety. Compliance with CMS’ Emergency Preparedness Rule was
required by November 15, 2017.
Key benefits of CyPHIprepare™ are checklists for:
Mitigating internal and external risks to patient safety in an emergency.
Creating a trusted environment for facility management, patients and residents, and public
health authorities in an emergency.
Minimizing financial and reputational liabilities to noncompliance discovered in a CMS-audit
or investigation after an emergency.
Enabling cybersecurity insurance coverage with documented evidence of testing and
certification of an Emergency Preparedness plan.
Generating linked data leading to quantifiable intelligence across cybersecurity continuum.
CyPHIprepare™ is a customized monthly membership SaaS-formatted product billed annually for each
CMS-designated Medicare or Medicaid provider or supplier in an enterprise. SaaS facilitates
access to a CMS-designated facility’s emergency management plan from any device in an emergency
situation, and is designed to demonstrate fulfillment of CMS requirements for testing, surveys,
and certification of a facility’s preparedness for emergency response.