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Emergency Preparedness Compliance Services

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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NIMS Certified Expert:

Mary Ellen (Ellie) Luker, CPA, JD, LLM

In addition to providing income tax planning, compliance and advisory services to our Firm’s for-profit clients, Ellie also provides services to the Firm’s healthcare client base. Ellie is a CPA/Attorney and is certified in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) through FEMA. Her unique background and education gives her the ability to assist in the review and implementation of Emergency Operation Plans. She has trained hundreds of healthcare employees in Emergency Preparedness procedures and exercises.


• Review your Emergency Operations Plan for compliance with CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulatory Requirements
• Review your Emergency Communications plan for dealing with staff, families and first responders
• Review your Emergency Training and Testing framework
• Conduct annual Emergency Preparedness Training for administrators, staff, volunteers, and new employees
• Coordinate and facilitate Emergency Preparedness Table Top Exercises
• Review After Action Reports prepared upon completion of Exercises or Incidents
• Assist with development of your facility’s Business Continuity plans

Ellie can assist with: 

  • Preparation for your Survey Window
  • Compliance for your Emergency Preparedness Team
  • Improvement in your Emergency Performance

For more information, please contact:

Ellie Luker, CPA, JD, LLM,


mluker@fcc-cpa.com / 315.446.3600