CMS Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to Covid-19 Public Health Emergency – Implication for Hospitals, Laboratories & Long-Term Care Facilities

This webinar will cover the recent CMS Interim Final Rule on Medicare and Medicaid Programs, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with additional policy and regulatory revisions in response to COVID-19.

Healthcare risk & compliance expert, Laura A. Dixon, BS, JD, RN, CPHRM, will, comprehensively, discuss implications for noncompliance by various types of facilities and entities and what it takes to develop / adhere and respond to the processes to implement measures to comply with applicable regulations.

Session Agenda

  • Review of Public Health Emergency and legislative response

    • History of regulations

    • Reasons for updates from CMS

    • Overview of key changes, and why they are critically important



  • Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

    • Overall changes with new regulations

    • Facilities affected under “Hospitals”

    • Authority of CMS

    • Conditions of Participation requirements

    • New regulations, and Enforcement of new requirements

    • Other expectations from CMS

    • What Hospitals required to report and submit

    • Where and how to submit required data



  • Laboratories

    • Overview of CLIA and oversight

    • CARES Act

    • June 4, 2020 Guidance

    • Key points of new regulation

    • Required data elements to be reported

    • Basics of Final Interim Rule

    • New Interim Rule Requirements and Modifications

    • Accrediting Organizations and Exempt States reporting



  • Long Term Care Facilities

    • Previous requirements

    • New Enforcement implications

    • Testing requirements, Testing generally

    • Restricted Access and Mitigation of Transmission

    • Parameters by Secretary

    • Additional requirements

    • Restricted access and mitigation of transmission

    • Patient and Staff rights

    • Suggested actions, Website links and sources, and CMS contact information by regulation




Session Objectives

  • Recall recent legislation, changes and updates for Acute and Critical Access Hospitals, Laboratories and Long-Term Care Facilities

  • Recount the rationales for the changes as it relates to patient care and safety

  • Discuss implications for noncompliance by various types of facilities and entities

  • Develop processes to implement measures to comply with applicable regulations


Who Should Attend

  • CEO, Chief Medical Officer

  • Compliance Officer, Risk Managers

  • Chief Nursing Officer, Nurse Education

  • Nurse Directors/Supervisors

  • Patient Safety Officers

  • Quality Improvement staff

  • Infection Control Preventionist /Manager

  • Laboratory Director/Managers

  • Hospital Legal Counsel


Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get unique answer, directly from our expert speaker.

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Webinar Information

Date / Time : 09 Dec 2020 @ 01:00 PM EST

Duration : 120 Minutes




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Laura A. Dixon, BS, JD, RN, CPHRM

Alt Text Laura A. Dixon served as the Director, Facility Patient Safety and Risk Management and Operations for COPIC from 2014 to 2020.  In her role, Ms. Dixon provided patient safety and risk management consultation and training to facilities, practitioners and staff in multiple states.  Such services included creation of and presentations readmore...

 

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Webinar Information

Date / Time : 09 Dec 2020 @ 01:00 PM EST

Duration : 120 Minutes




Number Of Attendees


Avail Discount At Checkout

For Group Registration
Contact 1888-437-7218 or
Email us at support@webcon60.com