CBERS 2018

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The Virginia Department of Health annual Community Based Emergency Response Seminars (CBERS) for 2018 will address the Training and Testing element outlined in the September 2016 Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Rule. The seminars will include: 8 Steps in Developing and Emergency Preparedness Exercise, a Table-top Exercise, and an opportunity to practice developing an After-Action Report (AAR). The Virginia Department of Health, will sponsor this these seminars in multiple locations across the Commonwealth. Registration information will be available as soon as dates and locations are confirmed.  Please plan to attend this workshop, and invite your local emergency response partners to this event to allow the facilities to interact with their local partner!

Tentative Schedule:

Central Region Virginia April 10 and June 12

Far Southwest May 22

Southwest May 23

Northwest May 24

Northern May 30 and May 31

Eastern June 5 and June 6