Reference Guides

Emergency Preparedness Toolbox

The Emergency Preparedness Toolbox includes all the necessary elements to prepare your agency, your staff and your patients with planning for disasters and emerging infectious diseases.  Electronic files will be sent to you upon purchase.

MAC Legacy Subscription Customers: These policies and forms are included in your manual and/or quarterly updates. You do not need to purchase them separately.

Regulatory Guidelines

State Operations Manual Appendix Z- Emergency Preparedness for All Provider and Certified Supplier Types Interpretive Guidance

Emergency Preparedness Crosswalk



Emergency Preparedness for Home Health/Hospice

Emergency Response of Specific Risks

Individualize Patient Emergency Plan

Providing Care in Inclement Weather

Safety and Fire Prevention in the Patient Home

Safety and Fire Prevention in the Workplace



Emergency Preparedness Plan Call List

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Code Red

Individualized Patient Emergency Plan

Review of Emergency Plan

Risk Management Plan for Specific Risk

Unsafe Condition and Hazard Report


Staff Education

COVID-19 Waivers for Home Health and Hospice Cheat Sheet

Emergency Preparedness Cheat Sheet


Patient Education

Emergency Preparedness Teaching Tool

Guide to Infection Control and COVID-19 Patient Teaching Tool