MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION
Jill Bronaugh
Communication Manager
Office of the State Fire Marshal
800 SW Jackson, Suite 104
Topeka, KS 66612-1216
785-296-3403
jill.p.bronaugh@ks.gov
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Press Releases

The Emergency Preparedness Ruling - Nov. 15 Implementation Date

OSFM | Nov 06, 2017

The Emergency Preparedness Ruling was published on September 16, 2016 and it applies to all 17 providers and supplier types. The implementation date is November 15, 2017 with compliance required for participation in Medicare. With that in mind, the Office of the State Fire Marshal will be doing inspections for ONLY Nursing Homes and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF). The surveys that will be happening for the two above mentioned facilities will be happening in accordance with the Life Safety Code surveys that happen each year. If you have any questions about the Emergency Preparedness Ruling, please contact Joel Beckner at joel.c.beckner@ks.gov or 785-296-0659.