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Sample CSC & ASR Plans
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On this page are a variety of sample plans addressing CSC and/or ASR from cities, municipalities, states, and territories. Please note that some states along the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern region are listed in the "States" box below. If your plan is not listed, please submit it via our Submit a Document form. A list of 508 compliant plans are available on the List of Sample Plans page.
  
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Allocation of Ventilators in DelawareFlowchart and Critical Care Triage Guidelines
A Medical Ethics Framework to Support Decision MakingA Medical Ethics Framework to Support Decision-Making in the Allocation and Distribution of Scarce Medical Resources During Pandemic Influenza
Altered Care Policy - DraftCrisis Standards of Care Policy Document - Policy, Purpose, Ethical Principals
DE PHMA Board Prioritization of Ethical ValuesEthical values to guide decision making (in order of priority)
DE PHMA Group Prioritization of Ethical Values - Ethics PyramidA guideline to aid members of the Group to organize thoughts and ideas to provide the most ethically appropriate recommendations to the Director of the Division of Public Health
Establishment of Public Health and Medical Ethical Advisory BoardEstablish an advisory board to address ethical issues related to a Pandemic Influenza event and other emergencies or resource shortages and provide advice/recommendations to the State Health Officer.
Official Charge - Delaware Public Health and Medical Ethics Advisory GroupAddresses critical ethical issues related to declared states of emergencies or exigent public health events in the state of Delaware
The DE PHME Advisory Group Standard Operating ProceduresStandard Operating Procedures for the Delaware Public Health and Medical Ethics Advisory Group
EMS AnnexAnnex 1: Specific Guidance for Emergency Medical Services and Medical Control Authorities
Ethical Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources and Services During Public Health Emer in MIGuidance to decision-makers throughout the state of Michigan to assist in making choices about resource and service allocation and prioritization during situations of scarcity that may arise during public health emergencies.
Frameworks for Public Health Ethics and Their Application to the Statewide Allocation of Resources in Novel H1N1 InfluenzaLiterature on the ethics of the allocation of scarce resources in an influenza pandemic has grown in recent years. We reviewed the literature and summarized our findings.
Guidelines for Ethical Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources and Services - Guidelines OnlyGuidance to decision-makers throughout the state of Michigan to assist in making choices about resource and service allocation and prioritization during situations of scarcity that may arise during public health emergencies.
Hospital and Health Systems AnnexAnnex 2: Specific Guidance For Hospitals And Other Health Care Facilities
Legal AnnexAnnex 3: Specific Guidance On Legal Issues Relevant To Allocation Of Scarce Medical Resources And Services During Public Health Emergencies
CS Public Doc - A Guideline for LA’s Acute Care HospitalsLouisiana’s Crisis Standards of Care Guideline offers clear guidance for health care providers to consistently and equitably allocate scarce resources during a declared state of emergency due to extreme disaster
LA State Hospital CSC Guidelines in DisastersThis document may serve as a guide for hospital policymakers.  The adoption of consistent procedures and recommendations statewide would represent best practices during times of disaster and would assist in gaining public confidence.
Org and Procedures of the DE PHME Advisory BoardOrganization and Procedures of the Delaware Public Health and Medical Ethics Advisory Board
MN-Rationing Health ResourcesHealth Resources
Minnesota Strategies for Scarce Resource SituationsMN Strategies for Scarce Resources
SAT CSC Charter January 2012 VersionMinnesota CSC Charter
South Carolina Pandemic PlansSouth Carolina Prepares for Pandemic Influenza: An Ethical Perspective
Kansas Crisis Standards of Care GuideKansas Department of Health and Environment: Guidelines for the Use of Modified Health Care Protocols in Acute Care Hospitals During Public Health Emergencies
Modified Delivery of Critical Care Services (D.C.)Modified Delivery of Critical Care Services:  Overview of a Strategy to be Implemented by the DC Healthcare Emergency Coalition and its Member Organizations
State Plan for Mass Patient CareState Plan for Mass Patient Care for North Dakota
Indiana Crisis Standards of CareCrisis Standards of Patient Care Guidance with an Emphasis on Pandemic Influenza:  Triage and Ventilator Allocation Guidelines
Oregon Crisis Care GuidanceAn ethically grounded framework for effective healthcare response in the face of severe, sustained, pervasive surges in healthcare need.
Arizona Crisis Standards of Care Plan: A Comprehensive and Compassionate ResponseArizona Crisis Standards of Care Plan: A Comprehensive and Compassionate Response
TN CSC Guidance for the Ethical Allocation of Scarce ResourcesGuidance for the Ethical Allocation of Scarce Resources during a Community-Wide Public Health Emergency as Declared by the Governor of Tennessee

 

 

 

Disclaimer:  These documents are products of state and local agencies and do not necessarily express the opinion or policy of HHS or its components. No statement in the documents should be construed as an official position of HHS or its components.   The documents should not be copied or reused without permission from the author(s).

 

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