The CMS grievance requirements have recently been a frequent source of investigation. In fact, it was the third most common problematic standard for hospital. Join us, as our expert goes over how to navigate the various standards and guidelines set forth to be in compliance. You'll be surprised by number of regulations and detailed requirements that are needed to comply with this problematic standard.
In this session, our expert will cover all of the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) for hospitals as well as resources available to help hospitals comply with the National Patient Safety goals. Additionally, our expert will be going over all of the specific changes that were made over the past few years, including medication reconciliation standards, CMS revised blood transfusion, and more.
This program will discuss the final surveyor worksheet for assessing compliance with the CMS hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for discharge planning. This worksheet is used by State and Federal surveyors on all survey activity in hospitals assessing compliance with the discharge planning standards. Objectives of this webinar include the new discharge planning worksheet published by CMS, the discharge planning standards hospitals are required to follow, and when information about the discharge must be provided to the primary care physician who will be following the patient after discharge
Utilization review (UR) allows hospitals to monitor and protect themselves and their patients against unnecessary readmissions. It is important to be compliant with the UR standards to avoid penalties from the Recovery Audit Contractors and the Office of the Inspector General. During this program, attendees will learn about CoPs for UR, the new outpatient MOON forms, state QIOs, and the two-midnight rule. Our expert will provide plans for hospitals to implement in order to comply with the UR standards and prevent unnecessary readmissions.
This program will outline the CMS and TJC regulations and standards related to order sets, protocols, preprinted orders, and standing orders. Our expert will discuss four sections in the Hospital CoP manual on standing orders and protocols.
In this session, attendees will learn about the new civil rights law from Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act as it applies to hospitals and other healthcare providers. Our expert will discuss CoPs on Section 1557 and proposed changes under the Hospital Improvement Act.
CMS proposed significant changes to the hospital CoPs that will affect standard and critical access hospitals next year. These changes affect nursing, medical record, infection control, QAPI, patients' rights, restraint and seclusion, OCR 1557, antibiotic stewardship program, and more. During this program, our expert will discuss proposed changes to the hospital CoPs and review regulations hospitals need to know for 2019.
This program will cover the federal regulations on telemedicine, CMS interpretive guidelines on telemedicine standards, and TJC’s crosswalk that follows telemedicine standards. Our expert will discuss telemedicine contracts, credentialing and privileging process for physicians and practitioners, and problematic standards in the telemedicine interpretive guidelines.
This program will cover the proposed nursing CoPs changes, including quality of care, documentation, supervision, restraint reporting, safe opioid use, QAPI, infection control, standing orders, IV medication administration, safe injection practices, drug orders, and more.